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University of Rhode Island, USA

Display No. 148

At University of Rhode Island, USA, a statue of Nightingale is located in the Hart Garden at the southeast corner of White Hall. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 during the renovation of the Hart Garden in celebration of the College of Nursing achievements. Artist Larry Griffis of East Greenwich created the bronze sculpture.

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Nightingale is respected worldwide for her pioneering role in developing the nursing profession, her statistical work, and her evidence-based approach to healthcare. In honour of her bicentenary the World Health Organisation have named 2020 the Year of the Nurse and Midwife.

In our special exhibition, you will find out about objects, people and places which tell interesting stories about Florence’s life and legacy. You’ll discover artefacts from her life, people she both inspired and challenged, and places she helped to shape. There’s many more insights too!

Please click on the different sections of her famous coxcomb diagram to explore various aspects of her life and legacy. We hope you enjoy exploring!