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Florence Nightingale portrait

Title : Florence Nightingale portrait
Accession ID : P691

Document type: Nursing Museum Photograph
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Item Name Florence Nightingale portrait
Photographer(s) Mrs Payne of Aylesbury
Description A copy of an original photograph of Miss Nightingale. The original photo being given to Mrs Robert Broadhurst by Miss Nightingale herself. It was taken at Clayden House, Winslow, Bucks, by Mrs Payne of Aylesbury. Miss Nightingale is holding in her hand a letter from Queen Victoria.
Materials Sepia photograph with cardboard mounting
Item Dates Late 1800's
Importance World
Significance note Florence Nightingale was in her lifetime almost as famous as Queen Victoria. She first made her name during the Crimean war, 1857.
Location Status Displayed
Current Location Nursing Museum Office shelf CDU
Source or Donor Janie Mason
Provenance Notes Purchased from antique shop in Hobart, Tasmania.The metal frame has been restored in Darwin.
Visual Condition Fair/Used
Physical Condition Fair/Used
Condition of Item on Receipt Fair/Used

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