Elizabeth Fry, social reformer, c 1840.
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Stipple engraving made by J Cochran in 1844, after a painting by Charles Robert Leslie. Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845) was a Quaker minister and prison reformer who was also famous for introducing more humane conditions for the voyage of convicts to New South Wales and alleviating the condition of vagrants in London and Brighton. She instituted the Order of Nursing Sisters.