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Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), Reformer of hospital nursing and of the Army Medical Services

Sitter associated with 35 portraits
Florence Nightingale reformed hospital nursing during the 19th Century. She trained as a sick nurse and was invited to take nurses out to tend the wounded in the Crimean War (1854). Her sanitary reforms there lessened cases of disease. Within months she was described in the British press as a 'ministering angel' and demands were made for her likeness. She was subsequently consulted by foreign governments at war as an authority on hospital administration and sanitation.

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1578

Unknown woman, formerly known as Florence Nightingale

by Augustus Leopold Egg
oil on panel, circa 1840s-1863
NPG 1578

3254

Florence Nightingale

by Elizabeth (née Rigby), Lady Eastlake
pencil, 1846
NPG 3254

4305

Florence Nightingale receiving the Wounded at Scutari'

by Jerry Barrett
oil on canvas, circa 1856
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4305

2939

Florence Nightingale

by Jerry Barrett
watercolour, 1856
NPG 2939

3303

Florence Nightingale

by Jerry Barrett
pencil and watercolour, 1856
NPG 3303

1784

Florence Nightingale

by Sir George Scharf
pencil, 28 December 1857
NPG 1784

6202

The Mission of Mercy: Florence Nightingale receiving the Wounded at Scutari

by Jerry Barrett
oil on canvas, 1857
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6202

1748

Florence Nightingale

by Sir John Robert Steell, cast by Alessandro Parlanti
bronze bust, 1862
On display at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 1748

Ax27595

Florence Nightingale

by William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, 1854
NPG Ax27595

x16136

Florence Nightingale

printed by Henry Lenthall, after William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864-1877 (1854)
NPG x16136

x16135

Florence Nightingale

by William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1856
NPG x16135

x16138

Florence Nightingale

by William Edward Kilburn, published by Ashford Brothers & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1856
NPG x16138

Ax28403

Florence Nightingale

by William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1856
NPG Ax28403

x46634

Florence Nightingale

by William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1856
NPG x46634

x16137

Florence Nightingale

by William Edward Kilburn, published by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1856
NPG x16137

Ax29671

Florence Nightingale

by Goodman of Derby, or by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1857
NPG Ax29671

x16182

Florence Nightingale

by Goodman of Derby, or by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite on card mount, circa 1857
NPG x16182

x16139

Florence Nightingale

by Goodman of Derby, or by Alfred William Bennett, published by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1857
NPG x16139

x16140

Florence Nightingale

by Goodman of Derby, or by Henry Hering, printed by Frederic Jones
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1857
NPG x16140

Ax29670

Florence Nightingale

by Goodman of Derby, or by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1857
NPG Ax29670

x82368

Florence Nightingale

by Henry Hering, copied by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass copy negative, 1858 (1950s)
NPG x82368

x132535

Florence Nightingale

after S.G. Payne & Son
bromide postcard print, 1891
NPG x132535

D38969

Florence Nightingale

by Sir Emery Walker, after Elizabeth (née Rigby), Lady Eastlake
collotype, (1846)
NPG D38969

D38970

Florence Nightingale

by Richard James Lane, printed by Day & Son, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Joanna Hilary Bonham-Carter, after John Pinches
lithograph, published 28 November 1854
NPG D38970

D22261

Florence Nightingale

by Richard James Lane, printed by Day & Son, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Joanna Hilary Bonham-Carter, after John Pinches
lithograph, published 28 November 1854
NPG D22261

D22404

Florence Nightingale

by Richard James Lane, printed by Day & Son, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Joanna Hilary Bonham-Carter, after John Pinches
lithograph, published 28 November 1854
NPG D22404

D42825

Florence Nightingale

published by George Henry Davidson, after Unknown artist
lithograph, circa 1855-1856
NPG D42825

D5364

Florence Nightingale

published by Illustrated London News
woodcut, published 24 February 1855
NPG D5364

D5365

Florence Nightingale

by Francis Holl, after Frances Parthenope, Lady Verney
lithograph, published 1855
NPG D5365

D7043

Florence Nightingale

by John Pinches
white metal medal, after 1856
NPG D7043

D43044

Florence Nightingale at Scutari. A Mission of Mercy

by Samuel Bellin, published by Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Jerry Barrett
mixed-method engraving, 1858 (1857)
NPG D43044

D33870

Florence Nightingale

after Unknown artist
pencil and crayon, 1910 (1855)
NPG D33870

D33871

Florence Nightingale

after Unknown artist
pencil on tracing paper, 1910 (1855)
NPG D33871