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BSL Tour: Florence Nightingale at 200

13 March 2020, 19:30

Meet in the Main Hall


  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
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Florence Nightingale
printed by Henry Lenthall, after William Edward Kilburn
1864-1877 (circa 1856)
NPG x16136

Alan Murray leads a tour of the Gallery's display marking 200 years since the birth of Florence Nightingale. Nightingale's pioneering care of sick and wounded soldiers during the Crimean War catapulted her into the public eye, making her a national cultural icon and an exemplar of female virtue. Led in British Sign Language with interpretation.