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Sidney Herbert

Sidney Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Lea
1810 - 1861
British statesman and a close ally and confidant of Florence Nightingale
John Henry Foley
Prince (Southwark)

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Statue of Lord Herbert represented in his robes as a peer.

London - Sydney Herbert
Florence Nightingale instructing nurses in their duties of tending wounded and sick soldiers, in the Herbert Hospital, Woolwich.
London - Sydney Herbert
The volunteer corpses: the colonels of the Queen's Westminsters, the London Irish, the London Scottish, and the Hon. Artillery Company, which the troops passing.
London - Sydney Herbert
The forging of the Armstrong gun at Woolwich foundry.

The statue was in 1867 erected in front of the War Office in Pall Mall, where it was unveiled by the Duke of Cambridge. In it was 1906 moved to the new War Office on Whitehall and in 1914 to the present location.


BORN 16. SEP. 1810
DIED 2 AUG. 1861
by public subscription
a.d. 1867.


j.h. foley r.a. sc. 1866
h. prince & co.
Founders Southwark

London - Sydney Herbert


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  • Foley, John Henry
  • Gun
  • Herbert, Sidney
  • Nightingale, Florence
  • Nurse
  • Politician/Statesman
  • Prince (Southwark)
  • Soldier
  • Statue
  • Location (N 51°30'26" - W 0°7'57")

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