Engraving of Florence Nightingale, artist unknown, originally painted by Alonzo Chappel in 1872; three quarter length, left pose, hands clasped over chair. Image caption on page 38 of the book US National Library of Medicine: "This engraving shows Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), English nurse, founder of professional nursing, savior of the British soldier in the Crimea and India, and decisive advocate for clean and orderly hospitals. Following Nightingale's death in 1910, Library staff curated an exhibition featuring Nightingale's own publications and other publications about her professional accomplishments. These materials and others associated with Nightingale, including letters written to and by her, reside in the collections of the library and are available to anyone who would wish to consult them for research and education."
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