[Florence Nightingale, founder of modern nursing.] Autograph address to Rev. Jervis Trigge Giffard, from front of envelope. With note on reverse relating to provenance.

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), founder of modern nursing [Jervis Trigge Giffard]
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Without place or date [circa 1876].

On panel torn from front of envelope. In fair condition, lightly aged, with one closed tear affecting the word 'Jervis'. The address reads: 'The Revd. | Jervis T. Giffard | Long Ditton Rectory | Kingston on Thames'. Above this in pencil: 'Florence Nightingale's writing'. In pen on reverse: 'Miss Nightingale's writing given to me by Mrs. Moggridge in /76'. Beside this in pencil: 'Mr. Giffards daughter'. In early life Giffard studied medicine in Paris. He is said to have been a positive influence on Nightingale in her childhood.

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