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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
Mr Arthur G Walker RA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11850
Current location

St. Paul's Cathedral
St. Paul's Churchyard
City of London
City of London
Greater London
EC4M 8AD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32035 81148
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
In the Crypt, Nelson Chamber east bay, a Baroque Aroque- 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
Names on memorial
Nightingale, Florence
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble and alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P. 144 Source: Image Library NIWM
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2368

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