Edith Cavell and Marie Depage, medal, 1919.

 
Edith Cavell and Marie Depage, medal, 1919.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

Bronze medal made by Fonson and Sons, Belgium, featuring portraits of Cavell and Depage by A Bonnetain. Edith Cavell (1865-1915) was a pioneering English nurse who, whilst the head of a Red Cros Hospital in Belgium, was executed by the Germans during World War I for helping Belgian and Allied fugitives to evade capture. Marie Depage (d 1915) was the wife of Doctor Antoine Depage, whom Cavell had gone to work for in Belgium.

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10327605

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