Florence Nightingale

Our reference
11850
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator

Current location

ST PAULS CATHEDRAL,City,City Of London,Greater London,EC4,England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 310 810
Denomination: Church of England

Description

BAROQUE-STYLE FRAME IN MARMALADE COLOURED MARBLE ENCLOSING A RELIEF SCULPTURE Sculpted marble and alabaster wall monument with relief of Florence Nightingale tending a wounded soldier, in an architectural setting. Relief, carved in white marble and with a round arched top, shows a woman holding a cup to a bed-ridden man with bandaged head. This is set in an architectural frame of orange-brown variegated alabaster with minor inner columns and large outer pilasters, all with foliated capitals, and shallow scrolled pediment. Frieze and base inscribed in painted gilt lettering.

Inscription

At top: BLESSED ARE THE MERCIFUL At bottom: FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE ...

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Non-combat deaths
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: Unknown

Component

Tablet
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Unknown
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

Not a war memorial.

Reference

ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P. 144 Source: Image Library NIWM

Reference

St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2368

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