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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
Date
24 February 1855
Reference
24565i
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Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

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

Lettering

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 note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24565i

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Languages

  • English


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