John Flint South

John Flint South, 1848 lithograph
John Flint South engraving

English surgeon.

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John Flint South, 1848 lithograph

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James South

James South

British astronomer.

British astronomer.

James South

John Flint South was his younger half-brother.

The interior of the Old Operating Theatre

Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret

Museum of surgical history and one of the oldest surviving operating theatres.

Museum of surgical history and one of the oldest surviving operating theatres.

The interior of the Old Operating Theatre
The Herb Garret

A description of the students packing the theatre to witness an operation was left by a St Thomas surgeon, John Flint South:

Henry Weekes

English sculptor, best known for his portraiture.

English sculptor, best known for his portraiture.

Statue of Francis Bacon in Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge
Manufactures group, one of four surrounding the central canopy of the Albert Memorial, London

Marble bust of John Flint South, St Thomas' Hospital, London (1872)

Hunterian Oration

Lecture of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Lecture of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

1844 John Flint South on the History of Medicine

Eliza Roberts - detail of The Mission of Mercy: Florence Nightingale receiving the Wounded at Scutari (Jerry Barrett, 1857

Eliza Roberts (British nurse)

English nurse who was among the first group of nurses to accompany Florence Nightingale to Scutari Hospital during the Crimean War.

English nurse who was among the first group of nurses to accompany Florence Nightingale to Scutari Hospital during the Crimean War.

Eliza Roberts - detail of The Mission of Mercy: Florence Nightingale receiving the Wounded at Scutari (Jerry Barrett, 1857
The Mission of Mercy: Florence Nightingale receiving the Wounded at Scutari, Jerry Barrett, 1857. Eliza Roberts is portrayed kneeling tending a wounded soldier
An 1856 lithograph of a ward in Scutari Hospital during the Crimean War

Dr John Flint South (1797–1882), a surgeon at St Thomas', thought that Roberts, by then a specialist in lithotomy and accident cases, had more clinical knowledge and experience of hospital matters than any one else, male or female, in the military hospitals in the Crimea.