(12 May 1820 - 13 Aug 1910)
A Ward in the Hospital at Scutari
(1000 x 638 px)
Detail from 1856 lithograph of one of the wards of the hospital at Scutari during the Crimean War after the arrival of Florence Nightingale. Artist William Simpson (1823-1899). (source)
Lithograph titled One of the Wards of the Hospital at Scutari by artist William Simpson (1823-1899) drawn representing the interior after the arrival of Florence Nightingale. Published in 1856 as Plate 34 in Colnaghi's Authentic Series by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co., Déposé Paris, Goupil & Cie; Leipzig, Otto Weigel.
The artist, William Simpson, was a war artist who rendered first-hand depictions of the Crimean War providing the public with impressions of the realitiy of the campaign, in his era presaging the work of later war correspondents and cameramen. Simpson was known for his choice of accuracy over drama. His most famous work is The Charge of the Light Brigade.
Image from the lithograph in the Wellcome Collection, with restoration by Adam Cuerden. Information in text from Library of Congress collection. (source)
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