Crimean War: Florence Nightingale and her staff nursing a patient in the military hospital at Scutari. Coloured lithograph, c. 1855, by T. Packer after himself.

  • Packer, Thomas.
24 February 1855
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London (7, Poland St.) : printed & pub. by Stannard & Dixon, 24 February 1855 (Stannard & Dixon imp.)

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1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 32.7 x 49.6 cm


The great military hospital at Scutari. Miss Nightingale & the ladies under her direction engaged in their mission of Christian benevolence. To whom this print is most repectfully dedicated by their humble and obedient servants the publishers, ... Thomas Packer, delt & lith. Lettering continues: "And if there be a human tear" "from passions dross refined and clear" "a tear so limpid and so meek" "it would not stain an angels cheek" "tis such these pious women shed" "around a dying heroes bed." Sir Walter Scott


Wellcome Collection 24565i



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