Mr. Punch's design for a statue to Miss Nightingale


Wood engraving

Punch (30 August 1856): 81

The bas relief on the base of the statue depicts the good Samaritan, thus making Nightingale the Christian antitype, or fulfillment, of an Old Testament figure.

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  • Florence Nightingale and the Crimean War
  • Walker's Nightingale, London
  • Sargant's Memorial, Florence, Italy
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