Edith Cavell (Day 71) - Original Artwork

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Edith Cavell (Day 71) - Original Artwork

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Considered to be the founder of modern nursing, Edith Cavell was matron of a Red Cross hospital in Belgium before and during the war, treating casualties from both sides. Edith became part of a network smuggling Allied soldiers out of the country, she helped over 200 soldiers before she was arrested on 5th August 1915. She was found guilty, sentenced to death and executed by firing squad on 12th October 1915.

Part of my 100 Years, 100 Days project. 

Read more about the project on my blog.

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Ink on paper. 17 x 22cm.

Please note that the work will only be available towards the end of November, as it is currently on display at St Laurence’s Church in Hilmarton, Wiltshire.