Rev. Thomas Wharton, Vicar of Romsey Abbey admires ‘The Calling Window’ by artist Sophie Hacker (10 images)

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Reverend Thomas Wharton, Vicar of Romsey Abbey admires ‘The Calling Window’ by artist Sophie Hacker which has been newly installed in the Abbey near Southampton, Hants.

The stained glass window commemorates the bicentenary of Florence Nightingale, and depicts her seated on a stone bench in the grounds of her family home, Embley Park, showing the moment when she said she was called to God’s service, aged 16.

The window, which took over 2 years to...
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