A cast stone sculpture of British nurse Florence Nightingale stands outside Laguna Honda Hospital in Twin Peaks, San Francisco.
Nightingale is widely credited as being one of the pioneers of modern nursing.
A plaque on the statue reads:
In memory of Florence Nightingale, ‘The Founder of Professional Nursing’. Designed and created by the late David Edstrom. Dedicated National Hospital Day, May 12, 1939