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Portrait of Miss Georgina Pope, head nurse of First Canadian Contingent during the Boer war. Possibly in her nurse's uniform from Bellevue Hospital, New York.
To be viewe with the assistance of the P
ortrait Gallery of Canada.
Credit: Alfred George Pittaway / Library and Archives Canada / e002283119
Restrictions on use: nil
Photographer: Pittaway, Alfred George, 1858-1930.
Canadian nurse who served with distinction in the Boer and First World Wars. First Canadian to receive the Royal Red Cross, she is one of fourteen figures from Canada's military history commemorated at the Valiants Memorial in Ottawa. Miss Hope was the daughter of William Henry Pope, one of the Fathers of Confederation and later judge of the Prince County Court.
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