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Bilingual equivalent


ca. 1898



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph silver gelatin print 9.9 x 6.3 cm
Positive - paper - silver

Scope and content

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.

Graphic (photo)
90: Open
To be viewe with the assistance of the P
ortrait Gallery of Canada.
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
90: Open
Other accession no.
1950-030 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Alfred George Pittaway / Library and Archives Canada / e002283119
Restrictions on use: nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

CNA Project


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.

Signatures and inscriptions
Miss Georgia Pope, head nurse of the first Canadian Contingent.


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