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52-19-5-57_isolation wards.jpg

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Isolation Wards with Sister Ward and Patients

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Photograph of patients outside the isolation wards of Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1940

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RCPSG 52/19/5/57

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Photograph of patients outside the isolation wards of Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Entrance to Mearnskirk Hospital

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Photograph of the entrance gate to the grounds of Mearnskirk Hospital, showing the old-stage road and the Beech Avenue which led to Southfield House.

Date

c. 1948

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/5/59

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Photograph of the entrance gate to the grounds of Mearnskirk Hospital, showing the old-stage road and the Beech Avenue which led to Southfield House.

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Nurses on the Sun Terrace

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Photograph of nurses on the sun terrace of Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1930s

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RCPSG 52/19/5/38

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Photograph of nurses on the sun terrace of Mearnskirk Hospital.

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"Southfield House, Mearns"

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Photograph of the original Southfield House in the parish of Mearns that was to become Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1917

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RCPSG 52/19/5/2

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Photograph of the original Southfield House in the parish of Mearns that was to become Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Aerial View of Mearnskirk Hospital

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An aerial photograph of the grounds of Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1951

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RCPSG 52/19/5/99

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An aerial photograph of the grounds of Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Winter on the Grounds of Mearnskirk

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Photograph of a winter walk around the grounds of Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1950-1954

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RCPSG 52/19/5/80

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Photograph of a winter walk around the grounds of Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Mearnskirk in Winter

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Photograph of groundsmen at Mearnskirk clearing away snow with a horse.

Date

c. 1950-1954

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RCPSG 52/19/5/77

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Photograph of groundsmen at Mearnskirk clearing away snow with a horse.

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Boxing Match at Mearnskirk

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Boxing match at Mearnskirk Hospital as part of festivities for the Coronation Gala Day

Date

c. 1953

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RCPSG 52/19/4/26/8

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Boxing match at Mearnskirk Hospital as part of festivities for the Coronation Gala Day

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Nurses Home at Mearnskirk Hospital

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Photograph of the nurses home on the grounds of Mearnskirk.

Date

c. 1950

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RCPSG 52/19/5/66

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Photograph of the nurses home on the grounds of Mearnskirk.

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Cottages on the Grounds of Mearnskirk

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Photographs of the staff cottages on the grounds of Mearnskirik Hospital.

Date

c. 1952

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RCPSG 52/19/5/118

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Photographs of the staff cottages on the grounds of Mearnskirik Hospital.

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The Maryhill Club Wheelers

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Photograph of the Maryhill Club Wheelers taking part in a Coronation Gala Day at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1953

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RCPSG 52/19/4/26/2

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Photograph of the Maryhill Club Wheelers taking part in a Coronation Gala Day at Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Boxer Peter Keenan

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Photograph of Peter Keenan taking part in a boxing match at Mearnskirk Hospital as part of the Coronation Gala Day

Date

c. 1953

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RCPSG 52/19/4/26/7

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Photograph of Peter Keenan taking part in a boxing match at Mearnskirk Hospital as part of the Coronation Gala Day

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Boxing Match at Mearnskirk

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Boxing match between Peter Keenan and Roy Ankarah as part of a Coronation Gala Day at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1953

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RCPSG 52/149/4/26/11

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Boxing match between Peter Keenan and Roy Ankarah as part of a Coronation Gala Day at Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Boxing Match at Mearnskirk

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Photograph of a boxing match between Ogli Tetti and Jim Thomson at Mearnskirk Hospital as part of celebrations during a Coronation Gala Day

Date

c. 1953

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/26/8

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Photograph of a boxing match between Ogli Tetti and Jim Thomson at Mearnskirk Hospital as part of celebrations during a Coronation Gala Day

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Boxing Match at Mearnskirk

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Boxing match between Peter Keenan and Roy Ankarah as part of a Coronation Gala Day at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1953

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RCPSG 52/19/4/26/9

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Boxing match between Peter Keenan and Roy Ankarah as part of a Coronation Gala Day at Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Patient Receiving a Christmas Present

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Photograph of patient, William Grier, receiving a Roy Rogers costume for Christmas. Also in the picture are Miss Gourlay, Sister Gordon, and Dr Dale.

Date

c. 1953

Identifier

RCPSG 19/4/28/166

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Photograph of patient, William Grier, receiving a Roy Rogers costume for Christmas. Also in the picture are Miss Gourlay, Sister Gordon, and Dr Dale.

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Mearnskirk Trip to Ayr

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Group photo of staff and patients of Mearnskirk Hospital on a trip to Ayr.

Date

c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/31

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Group photo of staff and patients of Mearnskirk Hospital on a trip to Ayr.

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Fairies Visiting a Patient

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Photograph of two fairies from the pantomime with patient, Donella Fairley.

Date

c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/34/1

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Photograph of two fairies from the pantomime with patient, Donella Fairley.

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Patients Receiving Lessons

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Photograph of a group of young patients receiving lessons from Miss Fergus at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1955

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RCPSG 52/19/2/42/3

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Photograph of a group of young patients receiving lessons from Miss Fergus at Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Patients Receiving Physiotherapy

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Photograph of three young patients receiving physiotherapy treatment at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1960

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/67

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Photograph of three young patients receiving physiotherapy treatment at Mearnskirk Hospital

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Patients' Outing to the Cinema

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Group photo of patients of Mearnskirk Hospital enjoying a trip out to the cinema

Date

c. N.D.

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RCPSG 52/19/2/75/1

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Group photo of patients of Mearnskirk Hospital enjoying a trip out to the cinema

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Portrait of Kirsty Follett

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Pictured here is a portrait of Kirsty Follett, a nurse who has worked in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde region of the NHS for over 30 years. This portrait was captured after a 12 hour shift during the Covid pandemic, showing the effect these conditions had on the staff - mentally and physically draining, skin raw and marked from masks held tight, often exacerbated with sweat, tears and genuine concern for those they were treating.

About the experience, Kirsty said:

"I worked between the intubation team and ICU. The adaptability was commendable that the staff put into ICU. 100% working out with their comfort zone.However the support from colleagues in the same position helped. It was stressful, as never having to deal with the likes we have never seen before.Our patients were so critically ill. The acute sense of upset for families not being there with their loved ones at their greatest time of need will be something that will live with me for a long time."

The portrait was done by Pearl Kinnear, a Glasgow-based artist.

Creator

Pearl Kinnear

Date

c. 2020-2021

Description

Pictured here is a portrait of Kirsty Follett, a nurse who has worked in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde region of the NHS for over 30 years. This portrait was captured after a 12 hour shift during the Covid pandemic, showing the effect these conditions had on the staff - mentally and physically draining, skin raw and marked from masks held tight, often exacerbated with sweat, tears and genuine concern for those they were treating.

About the experience, Kirsty said:

"I worked between the intubation team and ICU. The adaptability was commendable that the staff put into ICU. 100% working out with their comfort zone.However the support from colleagues in the same position helped. It was stressful, as never having to deal with the likes we have never seen before.Our patients were so critically ill. The acute sense of upset for families not being there with their loved ones at their greatest time of need will be something that will live with me for a long time."

The portrait was done by Pearl Kinnear, a Glasgow-based artist.

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Rudyard Kipling Typescript Letter

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Letter from Rudyard Kipling to Ronald Ross regarding his Nobel Prize award.

Creator

Rudyard Kipling

Date

c. 1913

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RCPSG 9/NP/6/1/5

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Letter from Rudyard Kipling to Ronald Ross regarding his Nobel Prize award.

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Manuscript Postcard from Sir William Osler

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Postcard from William Osler to Ronald Ross informing him that he is attending his poetry recital.

Creator

Sir William Osler

Date

c. 1917

Identifier

RCPSG 9/LIT/28/3/17

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Postcard from William Osler to Ronald Ross informing him that he is attending his poetry recital.

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Letter from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Letter to Ronald Ross from Arthur Conan Doyle .

Creator

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Date

c. N.D.

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RCPSG 9/LIT/13/1/16

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Letter to Ronald Ross from Arthur Conan Doyle .

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Press Notices of Forthcoming Edition of "The Child of Ocean"

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A collection of press cuttings detailing the upcoming editions of Ronald Ross' novel, "The Child of Ocean".

Date

c. N.D.

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RCPSG 9/LIT/3/1/6

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A collection of press cuttings detailing the upcoming editions of Ronald Ross' novel, "The Child of Ocean".

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Ronald Ross Nobel Prize Cheque

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The Nobel Prize cheque gifted to Sir Ronald Ross upon winning the prize for his work into how malaria is transmitted.

Date

c. 1902

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RCPSG 9/NP/1/1/3

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The Nobel Prize cheque gifted to Sir Ronald Ross upon winning the prize for his work into how malaria is transmitted.

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Coffee Cup

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Another avid collector of quotes and a big fan of coffee, our Digital Heritage and Engagement Officer, Kirsty Earley, submitted this coffee cup with one of her collected quotes written on it to give hope to anyone who needs it.

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Kirsty Earley

Date

c. 2021

Description

Another avid collector of quotes and a big fan of coffee, our Digital Heritage and Engagement Officer, Kirsty Earley, submitted this coffee cup with one of her collected quotes written on it to give hope to anyone who needs it.

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Coaster

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During the early days of the pandemic, College staff were sent wellbeing packages including coasters with hopeful messages on them.

Date

c. 2020

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During the early days of the pandemic, College staff were sent wellbeing packages including coasters with hopeful messages on them.

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Collection of Quotes

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This collection of quotes was submitted by Dr Richard Hull, the College's Honorary Secretary. Richard is a collector of quotes and these examples have inspired him in his career and life.

Creator

Richard Hull

Date

c. 2021

Description

This collection of quotes was submitted by Dr Richard Hull, the College's Honorary Secretary. Richard is a collector of quotes and these examples have inspired him in his career and life.

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Bottle of Sand

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This bottle of sand was gifted to Ross McGregor, the Deputy Head of Heritage here at the College. Of the gift, he says:

"My daughter made this for me in summer 2020, and it has been by my desk ever since.
Kindness can come in all shapes and sizes. Every time
I look at her gift I think of her, and the hope she brings."

Date

c. 2021

Description

This bottle of sand was gifted to Ross McGregor, the Deputy Head of Heritage here at the College. Of the gift, he says:

"My daughter made this for me in summer 2020, and it has been by my desk ever since.
Kindness can come in all shapes and sizes. Every time
I look at her gift I think of her, and the hope she brings."

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President's Teddy Bear

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This teddy bear was presented to the College's president, Professor Jacqueline Taylor,

Date

c. 2021

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This teddy bear was presented to the College's president, Professor Jacqueline Taylor,

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Glove of hope

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This photograph depicts a surgical glove with a simple message doodled on it; "Smile." Accompanied by a smiley face, this glove was submitted to the exhibition to do just that!

Date

c. 2021

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This photograph depicts a surgical glove with a simple message doodled on it; "Smile." Accompanied by a smiley face, this glove was submitted to the exhibition to do just that!

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Artwork by Hazel Miller

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The follow images are photographs of artwrok created by Dr Hazel Miller, a consultant geriatrician.

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Dr Hazel Miller

Date

c. 2020

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The follow images are photographs of artwrok created by Dr Hazel Miller, a consultant geriatrician.

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Covid Smiles

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These images are part of Covid Smiles, a project undertaken by Dr Christine A Goodall, an Honorary Consultant in Oral Surgery. She carried out this photography project as a distraction from the challenging times of the pandemic, but also as a way to reflect on what she and her team had achieved.

Creator

Dr Christine Goodall

Date

c. 2020

Description

These images are part of Covid Smiles, a project undertaken by Dr Christine A Goodall, an Honorary Consultant in Oral Surgery. She carried out this photography project as a distraction from the challenging times of the pandemic, but also as a way to reflect on what she and her team had achieved.

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A Conversation about HOPE

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Listen to Dr Morven McElroy and Mrs Alison Lannigan as they discuss all things HOPE Foundation and how it links to the new museum exhibition, "Words of Hope and Kindness".

Creator

Kirsty Earley and Rumhann Howard-Sinclair

Date

c. 2021

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Dog and Bear

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A photograph of Dr Kirsty Colquhoun's dog, Jarvis, with a small knitted teddy bear. These bears were knitted by Staff Nurse, Jackie Edgar, who created carebears for all staff who worked on her ward during the Covid pandemic.

Creator

Kirsty Colquhoun and Jackie Edgar

Date

c. 2020

Description

A photograph of Dr Kirsty Colquhoun's dog, Jarvis, with a small knitted teddy bear. These bears were knitted by Staff Nurse, Jackie Edgar, who created carebears for all staff who worked on her ward during the Covid pandemic.

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Bouquet of Flowers

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A photograph of a bouquet of flowers gifted to Miss Christina Yip, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon. The flowers were gifted from a grateful patient exactly one year after her breast cancer was treated by Miss Yip.

Creator

Christina Yip

Date

c. 2021

Description

A photograph of a bouquet of flowers gifted to Miss Christina Yip, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon. The flowers were gifted from a grateful patient exactly one year after her breast cancer was treated by Miss Yip.

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NHS Teddy Bear

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A photograph of a teddybear and card gifted to Antonia McTernan, a medical student from Glasgow.

Creator

Antonia McTernan

Date

c. 2021

Description

A photograph of a teddybear and card gifted to Antonia McTernan, a medical student from Glasgow.

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7th Day in Quarantine

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A poem written by Dr Omer Bin Abdul Aziz, submitted to the College's "Words of Hope and Kindness" exhibition. Other than a Surgeon, Dr Aziz is a published poet and his recent book has won some awards and made waves across Pakistan. His poem is available in both Urdu and English.

Creator

Omer Bin Abdul Aziz

Date

c. 2020

Description

A poem written by Dr Omer Bin Abdul Aziz, submitted to the College's "Words of Hope and Kindness" exhibition. Other than a Surgeon, Dr Aziz is a published poet and his recent book has won some awards and made waves across Pakistan. His poem is available in both Urdu and English.

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Memorable Medical Sites of Glasgow

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This panoramic video takes you on a tour of the College's past sites around the city centre of Glasgow.

From Peter Lowe's grave at the cathedral precinct to the College's current premises on St Vincent Street, learn about the College's heritage and movements in this 360 video. Use the mouse icon to look around the locations and get a better idea of the College's past premises.

Description

This panoramic video takes you on a tour of the College's past sites around the city centre of Glasgow.

From Peter Lowe's grave at the cathedral precinct to the College's current premises on St Vincent Street, learn about the College's heritage and movements in this 360 video. Use the mouse icon to look around the locations and get a better idea of the College's past premises.

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Peter Pan Statue Unveiling at Mearnskirk

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This is a video of the unveiling ceremony of the Peter Pan statue that once stood in the grounds of Mearnskirk Hospital. The statue was erected to commemorate the life of Dr John A Wilson, the first superintendent of the hospital. The video also depicts daily life for the staff, patients, and visitors of the hospital.

Creator

Alfred Ellsworth

Date

c. 1949

Description

This is a video of the unveiling ceremony of the Peter Pan statue that once stood in the grounds of Mearnskirk Hospital. The statue was erected to commemorate the life of Dr John A Wilson, the first superintendent of the hospital. The video also depicts daily life for the staff, patients, and visitors of the hospital.

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Singers at Clydebank

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Photograph of the Singers factory in Clydebank.

Creator

Dr Elizabeth Dale

Date

c. 1955

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/5/169

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Photograph of the Singers factory in Clydebank.

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Photograph of the Glasgow Cathedral

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Two photographs of different views of the Glasgow Cathedral situated in the Cathedral Precinct.

Creator

Dr Elizabeth Dale

Date

c. 1955-1956

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/5/154-155

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Two photographs of different views of the Glasgow Cathedral situated in the Cathedral Precinct.

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View of Glasgow Royal Infirmary

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Photograph of the view of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary from John Knox Street

Creator

Dr Elizabeth Dale

Date

c. 1955

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RCPSG 52/19/5/151

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Photograph of the view of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary from John Knox Street

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Photograph of University of Glasgow

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Photograph of the view of the University of Glasgow from Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls

Creator

Dr Elizabeth Dale

Date

c. 1955

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/5/144

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Photograph of the view of the University of Glasgow from Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls

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Photograph of the old Beresford Hotel

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Photograph of the Art Deco style building that was originally the Beresford Hotel. After the Second World War the hotel was sold and converted into offices. Today, the B-listed building now serves as modern apartments in the city centre.

Creator

Dr Elizabeth Dale

Date

c. 1955

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/5/147

Description

Photograph of the Art Deco style building that was originally the Beresford Hotel. After the Second World War the hotel was sold and converted into offices. Today, the B-listed building now serves as modern apartments in the city centre.

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Letter from William Clark to Archibald Young

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Letter from William Clark of Uddingston to Professor Archibald Young expressing thanks for his treatment at hospital.

“4 Clydeford Drive, Uddingston, 18/7/39.

Dear Professor Young,

When I read in this morning’s newspaper a remark you made at yesterday’s presentation of your portrait in oils- “One is more sure of today- one can be less sure of tomorrow.” I decided to write to you at once.

How can I find words for the adequate expression of my thanks for the great kindnesses you have shown me? We are told that out of the fullness of the heart the mouth speaketh. I have sometimes doubted the literal accuracy of that statement and never more than today. Blame the poverty of my vocabulary but whatever the cause it is certainly not any deficiency in my keen and abiding feeling of gratitude to you. I was sorry that I did not see you again before I left the hospital, but most unfortunately was asked to released duly as Mr Orr would explain.

I have been keeping fairly well, but my feet have been troubling me. Perhaps I was too soon at work and didn’t get an opportunity to rest them enough.

Let me say that while in hospital, I was most contented and received kindness from everyone.

My debt to the hospital I have not yet paid. I have been wondering if there is anything I could give to Ward 19 in your name. I noted that the Ward had no dinner-waggon.
I must give something. If that isn’t suitable, then money shall be sent in honour of one who has been to me a great friend.

I am hoping to visit the hospital on Saturday and then may find out what would be the most acceptable present for the Ward, Prof. Young’s Ward.

I sincerely pray that your health will greatly improve and that you will be spared to us for many years.

I trust that this note has made clear to you the warmth of my deepest gratitude.

Yours sincerely,

William Clark”


Date

c. 1939

Identifier

RCPSG 39/13/31

Description

Letter from William Clark of Uddingston to Professor Archibald Young expressing thanks for his treatment at hospital.

“4 Clydeford Drive, Uddingston, 18/7/39.

Dear Professor Young,

When I read in this morning’s newspaper a remark you made at yesterday’s presentation of your portrait in oils- “One is more sure of today- one can be less sure of tomorrow.” I decided to write to you at once.

How can I find words for the adequate expression of my thanks for the great kindnesses you have shown me? We are told that out of the fullness of the heart the mouth speaketh. I have sometimes doubted the literal accuracy of that statement and never more than today. Blame the poverty of my vocabulary but whatever the cause it is certainly not any deficiency in my keen and abiding feeling of gratitude to you. I was sorry that I did not see you again before I left the hospital, but most unfortunately was asked to released duly as Mr Orr would explain.

I have been keeping fairly well, but my feet have been troubling me. Perhaps I was too soon at work and didn’t get an opportunity to rest them enough.

Let me say that while in hospital, I was most contented and received kindness from everyone.

My debt to the hospital I have not yet paid. I have been wondering if there is anything I could give to Ward 19 in your name. I noted that the Ward had no dinner-waggon.
I must give something. If that isn’t suitable, then money shall be sent in honour of one who has been to me a great friend.

I am hoping to visit the hospital on Saturday and then may find out what would be the most acceptable present for the Ward, Prof. Young’s Ward.

I sincerely pray that your health will greatly improve and that you will be spared to us for many years.

I trust that this note has made clear to you the warmth of my deepest gratitude.

Yours sincerely,

William Clark”



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Picture postcard of patient

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Postcard of former patient of Mearnskirk

"Written in hand on the back 'with best wishes from Jessie, Coronation year, 1937'."

Date

c. 1937

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/23

Description

Postcard of former patient of Mearnskirk

"Written in hand on the back 'with best wishes from Jessie, Coronation year, 1937'."

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Letter from J. Stevenson to William Macewen

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Letter from Stevenson to Macewen to arrange a check up on progress.

"9 Brisbane Street, Greenock, 7th December 1914.

Dear Sir,
I was a patient under you in Ward 15 for 6 weeks in the spring of this year, and underwent an operation for the removal of the little toe on my right foot, owing to long standing skin disease.
When able to go home, you on two occasions asked me to come back, and let you see me in about six months’ time. So if you let me know any day that would suit you either this week or next. I would be very pleased to come up.
I may say that the foot healed up beautifully, and I have been back at my work since the end of June, and have enjoyed many good long walks without any ill effects. And I feel I cannot express how grateful I am, for all the benefit I have got while under your care.

Yours sincerely,

James Stevenson

P.S. I left the hospital on the 2nd of May."

Creator

J. Stevenson

Date

c. 1914

Identifier

RCPSG 10/1A/127

Description

Letter from Stevenson to Macewen to arrange a check up on progress.

"9 Brisbane Street, Greenock, 7th December 1914.

Dear Sir,
I was a patient under you in Ward 15 for 6 weeks in the spring of this year, and underwent an operation for the removal of the little toe on my right foot, owing to long standing skin disease.
When able to go home, you on two occasions asked me to come back, and let you see me in about six months’ time. So if you let me know any day that would suit you either this week or next. I would be very pleased to come up.
I may say that the foot healed up beautifully, and I have been back at my work since the end of June, and have enjoyed many good long walks without any ill effects. And I feel I cannot express how grateful I am, for all the benefit I have got while under your care.

Yours sincerely,

James Stevenson

P.S. I left the hospital on the 2nd of May."

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Letter from S.Mennie to William Macewen

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Letter of thanks from Mennie to Macewen for saving his life after a gunshot wound.

"County Police Station, Lauder. N.B., 26.2.89.

My Dear Sir,
I assure you it is no easy matter to express how truly grateful I am to you for saving my life, after having been so dangerously shot. I have every reason to be proud that I was placed under your able hand- under the care of a Surgeon whose skillful and most successful operations have gained for him a universal reputation. I am confident that I would not have been so promptly and successfully operated upon by any other Surgeon- which makes me all the more thankful. I am also glad to state that the the very careful way which I was nursed and the kind way which I was treated by your Nurses (in my opinion) contributed largely towards my speedy recovery. My friends and all who know me are highly pleased to see me discharged by you in such a satisfactory condition. I again thank you from my heart, and also your subordinates for their very kind attention. I trust you will accept of the enclosed small gift as a token of my appreciation of your most valuable services to me.

I am
My Dear Sir,
Yours Respectfully,

S. Mennie.

Creator

S. Mennie

Date

c. 1889

Identifier

RCPSG 10/1A/94

Description

Letter of thanks from Mennie to Macewen for saving his life after a gunshot wound.

"County Police Station, Lauder. N.B., 26.2.89.

My Dear Sir,
I assure you it is no easy matter to express how truly grateful I am to you for saving my life, after having been so dangerously shot. I have every reason to be proud that I was placed under your able hand- under the care of a Surgeon whose skillful and most successful operations have gained for him a universal reputation. I am confident that I would not have been so promptly and successfully operated upon by any other Surgeon- which makes me all the more thankful. I am also glad to state that the the very careful way which I was nursed and the kind way which I was treated by your Nurses (in my opinion) contributed largely towards my speedy recovery. My friends and all who know me are highly pleased to see me discharged by you in such a satisfactory condition. I again thank you from my heart, and also your subordinates for their very kind attention. I trust you will accept of the enclosed small gift as a token of my appreciation of your most valuable services to me.

I am
My Dear Sir,
Yours Respectfully,

S. Mennie.

10-1A-92-2_card_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Christmas Card

Description

Christmas card from Y.Masaki, a previous patient of William Macewen.

Date

c. 1913

Identifier

RCPSG 10/14/92/2

Description

Christmas card from Y.Masaki, a previous patient of William Macewen.

10-1A-92-1_Macewen Masaki_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Letter from Y.Masaki to William Macewen

Description

This letter details thanks given from Masaki to Macewen for treatment received and a report on his progress.

"25, Hijikki Machi, Ushigome, Tokio.
5-12-13

Dear Sir Pro. Macewen,
I cannot ignore without sending an information about my condition, since I have got home. I am be able to walk a few miles without help of any stick and to move up my left arm with light thing now, moreover they are improving continuously still. Many friends of mine, who meet me when I have got home, were surprised about your cleverness and skillfulness, which let me be recovered so good.
I was expected, before I left England, that I must go in reserve list connection with my injured limbs, but I am remaining in an active service now that is your merit.
I venture to send a little cigar case to commemorate my limbs’ recovery by your treat, in the hope that you may perhaps like to make use of it.
Please give my kind regards to Lady Macquwen and Dr John.

Yours sincerely,

Y. Masaki"

Creator

Y. Masaki

Date

c. 1913

Identifier

RCPSG 10/1A/92/1

Description

This letter details thanks given from Masaki to Macewen for treatment received and a report on his progress.

"25, Hijikki Machi, Ushigome, Tokio.
5-12-13

Dear Sir Pro. Macewen,
I cannot ignore without sending an information about my condition, since I have got home. I am be able to walk a few miles without help of any stick and to move up my left arm with light thing now, moreover they are improving continuously still. Many friends of mine, who meet me when I have got home, were surprised about your cleverness and skillfulness, which let me be recovered so good.
I was expected, before I left England, that I must go in reserve list connection with my injured limbs, but I am remaining in an active service now that is your merit.
I venture to send a little cigar case to commemorate my limbs’ recovery by your treat, in the hope that you may perhaps like to make use of it.
Please give my kind regards to Lady Macquwen and Dr John.

Yours sincerely,

Y. Masaki"

10-1A-5-1_Macewen Allan_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Letter from William Macewen to J.W.Allan

Description

This letter describes the feelings of friends on Allan's departure for China.

"13 Bath Street, March 5 1872.

James W. Allan.

My dear Friend,
I have received with much pleasure the news, both of the telegram and the letter; each in this season; announcing your safe arrival at the proximal extremity of your China journey. And I will weary till I have a telegram from Liverpool intimating your safe return.
I cannot describe to you, the feeling of that walk home on Sunday night. There seemed to be a wonderful lack of words, and a silent confusion pervaded all of us, as we tottered slowly down the streets, until, last of all, the silence began to be quite unbearable, and each tried to speak: but, the broken, semi-spasmodic sentences, which were uttered, only showed, too plainly, that our minds were on a very different subject from our tongues. Sutherland, remained quietly on the sofa, for a long time, and at last gave vent to a queer expression, emanating from the depths of the trachea, then a faint smile, lit for a moment his swarthy face, but only to make the dull eyes, still more dull and dismal, as if the lower part of his face was masking the upper: and shifting himself uneasily on the sofa he said “Hell man! Jamie is really away to China.” “It’s queer isn’t it.” And after a short interval, all of us, by one desire, wanted to separate. We wanted to be alone. So Archie and I drawing closer to each other than usual & holding each others arms firmer than our want, passed slowly down to the bridge, and for a little time looked sadly into the dark flowing river, which reflected the flickering lights and with promises to meet soon, grasped hands and departed; and the sorrow in Archie’s eye I still see: calm and deep.
There is a sort of dread hanging over me, which I hope will soon vanish. We may never meet again, here. You or I may leave this earth ere from ____, one sent into the past: but if it should be, we will know: whoever goes, that it will only be to participate the sooner in the mysteries of the eternal. One thing will never be shaken [:] our love for each other.

May God be with us.

William Macewen."

Creator

William Macewen

Date

c. 1872

Identifier

RCPSG 10/1A/5/1

Description

This letter describes the feelings of friends on Allan's departure for China.

"13 Bath Street, March 5 1872.

James W. Allan.

My dear Friend,
I have received with much pleasure the news, both of the telegram and the letter; each in this season; announcing your safe arrival at the proximal extremity of your China journey. And I will weary till I have a telegram from Liverpool intimating your safe return.
I cannot describe to you, the feeling of that walk home on Sunday night. There seemed to be a wonderful lack of words, and a silent confusion pervaded all of us, as we tottered slowly down the streets, until, last of all, the silence began to be quite unbearable, and each tried to speak: but, the broken, semi-spasmodic sentences, which were uttered, only showed, too plainly, that our minds were on a very different subject from our tongues. Sutherland, remained quietly on the sofa, for a long time, and at last gave vent to a queer expression, emanating from the depths of the trachea, then a faint smile, lit for a moment his swarthy face, but only to make the dull eyes, still more dull and dismal, as if the lower part of his face was masking the upper: and shifting himself uneasily on the sofa he said “Hell man! Jamie is really away to China.” “It’s queer isn’t it.” And after a short interval, all of us, by one desire, wanted to separate. We wanted to be alone. So Archie and I drawing closer to each other than usual & holding each others arms firmer than our want, passed slowly down to the bridge, and for a little time looked sadly into the dark flowing river, which reflected the flickering lights and with promises to meet soon, grasped hands and departed; and the sorrow in Archie’s eye I still see: calm and deep.
There is a sort of dread hanging over me, which I hope will soon vanish. We may never meet again, here. You or I may leave this earth ere from ____, one sent into the past: but if it should be, we will know: whoever goes, that it will only be to participate the sooner in the mysteries of the eternal. One thing will never be shaken [:] our love for each other.

May God be with us.

William Macewen."

52-1-7_certificate.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Medical Registration Certificate

Description

Medical registration certificate of Dr Alexander Dale, second superintendent of Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1925

Identifier

RCPSG 52/1/7

Description

Medical registration certificate of Dr Alexander Dale, second superintendent of Mearnskirk Hospital.

52-4-4_invitation.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Invitation to the Grovesnor

Description

Invitation from Prof. & Mrs Archibald Young to Dr & Mrs Alexander Dale to the Grovesnor.

Date

c. 1934

Identifier

RCPSG 52/4/4

Description

Invitation from Prof. & Mrs Archibald Young to Dr & Mrs Alexander Dale to the Grovesnor.

52-7-5-15_peter pan.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

J.M.Barrie - Peter Pan and Wendy

Description

J.M Barrie's Peter Pan and Wendy, special edition copy in aid of Great Ormond Street.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

RCPSG 52/7/5/15

Description

J.M Barrie's Peter Pan and Wendy, special edition copy in aid of Great Ormond Street.

52-7-5-12-2_mearns and pan_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Mearnskirk and Peter Pan Souvenir Brochure

Description

This souvenir brochure was published on the occasion of the unveiling of the Peter Pan statue at Mearnskirk Hospital in memorial of Dr John A Wilson, the first superintendent of the hospital.

Creator

Dr Alexander Dale

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/7/5/12/2

Description

This souvenir brochure was published on the occasion of the unveiling of the Peter Pan statue at Mearnskirk Hospital in memorial of Dr John A Wilson, the first superintendent of the hospital.

52-5-7_origins_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

The Origin of Mearnskirk

Description

Typed manuscript detailing the origin of Mearnskirk Hospital.

Creator

Dr Alexander Dale

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

RCPSG 52/5/7

Description

Typed manuscript detailing the origin of Mearnskirk Hospital.

52-19-4-59-4_wedding.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Marriage of Marion Atholl sister of patient Ina Atholl to Dr Semple

Description

Photograph of the wedding of Marion Atholl and Dr Semple at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1960

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/59/4

Description

Photograph of the wedding of Marion Atholl and Dr Semple at Mearnskirk Hospital.

59-19-4-58-6_wedding.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Marriage at Mearnskirk

Description

Photograph of newlyweds patient Janette Clinton and Theus McKenna at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1960

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/58/6-7

Description

Photograph of newlyweds patient Janette Clinton and Theus McKenna at Mearnskirk Hospital.

52-19-4-54-10_girl with toys.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Photograph of patient Yvonne Eakin

Description

Photograph of patient Yvonne Eakin receiving Christmas presents at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1958

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/54/10

Description

Photograph of patient Yvonne Eakin receiving Christmas presents at Mearnskirk Hospital.

52-19-4-14-1_ellsworth.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Mr Ellsworth with Dorothy Lamour

Description

Photograph of Alfred Ellsworth and Dorothy Lamour at a Garden Fete held at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1950

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/14/1

Description

Photograph of Alfred Ellsworth and Dorothy Lamour at a Garden Fete held at Mearnskirk Hospital.

52-19-4-8-6_beatrice.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Signed picture of Beatrice Campbell

Description

Signed studio picture of Beatrice Campbell after a visit to Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1948

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/8/6

Description

Signed studio picture of Beatrice Campbell after a visit to Mearnskirk Hospital

52-19-4-8-5_beatrice.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Signed picture of Beatrice Campbell

Description

Signed studio picture of Beatrice Campbell after a visit to Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1948

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/8/5

Description

Signed studio picture of Beatrice Campbell after a visit to Mearnskirk Hospital.

1999_3_3_2_uterine curette_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Uterine Curette

Description

Metal uterine curette.

Creator

Harris and Co., Birmingham

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999.3.3.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 24.6 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal uterine curette.

2003_22_5_uterine curette_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Uterine Curette

Description

Metal uterine curette.

Creator

W. B. Hilliard & Sons Ltd.; 1834-1987; Medical and surgical instrument makers

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2003/22.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 25.8 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal uterine curette.

1997_8_21_Sims uterine curette_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sim's Uterine Curette

Description

Sim's double-ended uterine curette.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997.8.21

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 27.2 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Sim's double-ended uterine curette.

2000_3_54_disposable speculum_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Disposable vaginal speculum

Description

Disposable vaginal speculum, plastic, in plastic bag.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2000/3.54

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

10.7cm height

Materials

Plastic

Description

Disposable vaginal speculum, plastic, in plastic bag.

Lowe_grave_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Photograph of Maister Peter Lowe's Grave

Description

Digital photograph of Maister Peter Lowe's grave at the Glasgow Cathedral.

Date

c. 2021

Description

Digital photograph of Maister Peter Lowe's grave at the Glasgow Cathedral.

Lister_Plaque_4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Photograph of Joseph Lister Memorial Stone

Description

Digital photograph of the Joseph Lister Memorial Stone at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. This stone commemorates the site of Lister Wards where Joseph Lister famously pioneered his practice of antisepsis.

The stone reads:

"On this site stood the surgical wards in which from 1861 to 1869 Joseph Lister surgeon to the Royal Infirmary and Regius Professor of Surgery in the University of Glasgow intiated the method of antiseptic treatement."

Date

c. 2021

Description

Digital photograph of the Joseph Lister Memorial Stone at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. This stone commemorates the site of Lister Wards where Joseph Lister famously pioneered his practice of antisepsis.

The stone reads:

"On this site stood the surgical wards in which from 1861 to 1869 Joseph Lister surgeon to the Royal Infirmary and Regius Professor of Surgery in the University of Glasgow intiated the method of antiseptic treatement."

Livingstone_Statue_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Photograph of David Livingstone Statue

Description

Digital photograph of the David Livingstone Statue in the Cathedral Precinct in Glasgow city centre.

Date

c. 2021

Description

Digital photograph of the David Livingstone Statue in the Cathedral Precinct in Glasgow city centre.

daytripayr011.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Outing to Ayr

Description

Photograph of a group of patients from Mearnskirk Hospital playing on the beach at Ayr.

Date

c. 1952

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/21/2

Description

Photograph of a group of patients from Mearnskirk Hospital playing on the beach at Ayr.

52_19_1_65_1_dales.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dr and Mrs Dale

Description

Photographs of Dr Alexander Dale and his wife Dr Elizabeth Dale.

Date

c. 1950

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/1/65/1-2

Description

Photographs of Dr Alexander Dale and his wife Dr Elizabeth Dale.

PlayTime.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Patients at play with the hobby horses on the grounds of Mearnskirk

Description

Photograph of nurse and patients on the grounds of Mearnskirk playing with hobby horses.

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/34/2

Description

Photograph of nurse and patients on the grounds of Mearnskirk playing with hobby horses.

52_19_2_9_2_DOG.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Nancy Young with Sister Goodwin and dog

Description

Photograph of a patient receiving pet therapy at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1955

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/39/1-2

Description

Photograph of a patient receiving pet therapy at Mearnskirk Hospital.

52_19_2_14_1_heliotherapy.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Patients receiving Heliotherapy on carriages along the verandah

Description

Photograph of patients receiving Heliotherapy on carriages along the verandah.

Date

c. 1933

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/14/1-4

Description

Photograph of patients receiving Heliotherapy on carriages along the verandah.

52_19_4_11_19_taxi outing.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Taxi Outing

Description

Photograph of some of the taxi cabs transporting members of the Gaybirds Band to Troon from Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/11/19

Description

Photograph of some of the taxi cabs transporting members of the Gaybirds Band to Troon from Mearnskirk Hospital

52_19_4_11_10_taxi outing.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Taxi Outing

Description

Patients and staff sitting in one of the taxi cabs on an outing to Troon.

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/11/10

Description

Patients and staff sitting in one of the taxi cabs on an outing to Troon.

52_19_4_11_9_taxi outing.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Taxi Outing

Description

People in one of the taxis on their way to Troon from Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/11/9

Description

People in one of the taxis on their way to Troon from Mearnskirk Hospital.

52_19_4_11_6_taxi outing.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Gaybirds Band at Mearnskirk Taxi Outing

Description

Photograph of members of the Gaybirds Band arriving at Mearnskirk to transport people to Troon.

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/11/6

Description

Photograph of members of the Gaybirds Band arriving at Mearnskirk to transport people to Troon.

52_19_4_11_8_taxi outing.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Taxi Outing

Description

Photograph of Mearnskirk's third taxi outing to Troon with 100 taxis and the Gaybirds Band.

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/11/8

Description

Photograph of Mearnskirk's third taxi outing to Troon with 100 taxis and the Gaybirds Band.


52_19_4_10_3_danny kaye.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Mr Alf Ellsworth and Danny Kaye

Description

Photograph of Alf Ellsworth and Danny Kaye visiting Lauder Hall.

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/10/3

Description

Photograph of Alf Ellsworth and Danny Kaye visiting Lauder Hall.

52_19_4_10_2_danny kaye.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Visit to Lauder Hall

Description

Photograph of Mr Alf Ellsworth, Danny Kaye and Harry Lauder at Lauder Hall.

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/10/2

Description

Photograph of Mr Alf Ellsworth, Danny Kaye and Harry Lauder at Lauder Hall.

52_19_4_5_5_thoracic unit.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Nurse in Operating Theatre

Description

Photograph of a nurse in one of the operating theatres of the newly-opened Thoracic Unit at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1947

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/5/5

Description

Photograph of a nurse in one of the operating theatres of the newly-opened Thoracic Unit at Mearnskirk Hospital

52_19_4_5_11_thoracic unit.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Staff and Patient at the Thoracic Unit

Description

Photograph of a doctor with a patient at the newly-opened Thoracic Unit at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1947

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/5/11

Description

Photograph of a doctor with a patient at the newly-opened Thoracic Unit at Mearnskirk Hospital

52_19_4_5_24_thoracic unit staff.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Staff of the Thoracic Unit

Description

Photographs of staff in the new Thoracic Unit at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1947

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/5/24

Description

Photographs of staff in the new Thoracic Unit at Mearnskirk Hospital

52_19_4_13_14_christmas.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Christmas at Mearnskirk

Description

Staff enjoying the Christmas celebrations at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/13/14

Description

Staff enjoying the Christmas celebrations at Mearnskirk Hospital

52_19_4_13_5_christmas.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Christmas at Mearnskirk

Description

Group of staff with a patient during Christmas celebrations at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/13/5

Description

Group of staff with a patient during Christmas celebrations at Mearnskirk Hospital

52_19_4_17_2_largs.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Outing to Largs

Description

Photograph of a group of patients having a picnic during an outing to Largs.

Date

c. 1951

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/17/2

Description

Photograph of a group of patients having a picnic during an outing to Largs.

52_19_4_17_4_largs.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Outing to Largs

Description

Photograph of patients having a picnic during their outing to Largs.

Date

c. 1951

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/17/4

Description

Photograph of patients having a picnic during their outing to Largs.

52_19_4_12_6_sketch.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sketch of Dr John A Wilson

Description

Sketch of Dr John A Wilson for plaque design for his memorial service.

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/12/6

Description

Sketch of Dr John A Wilson for plaque design for his memorial service.

52_19_4_12_18_memorial.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Memorial to the Late Dr. John A. Wilson First Superintendent of Mearnskirk

Description

Photograph of attendees at the memorial. Photograph focuses on the Peter Pan statue erected in honour of Dr Wilson.

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/12/18

Description

Photograph of attendees at the memorial. Photograph focuses on the Peter Pan statue erected in honour of Dr Wilson.

52_19_4_20_7_playground.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Opening of the Playground at Mearnskirk

Description

Photograph of nurses and patients playing on a swing in the new playground at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1952

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/20/7

Description

Photograph of nurses and patients playing on a swing in the new playground at Mearnskirk Hospital

52_19_4_20_8_playground.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Opening of the Playground at Mearnskirk

Description

Photograph of a nurse and a patient at the opening of the playground at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1952

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/20/8

Description

Photograph of a nurse and a patient at the opening of the playground at Mearnskirk Hospital.

52_19_4_37_35_cast and patient.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

The Red Cross and stars from the Pavilion Theatre with patient Annette Delaney

Description

Photograph of the Red Cross and stars from the Pavilion Theatre with patient Annette Delaney at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1955

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/37/35

Description

Photograph of the Red Cross and stars from the Pavilion Theatre with patient Annette Delaney at Mearnskirk Hospital

52_19_4_37_36_cast.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Star cast at the Pavilion Theatre including Joy Carsell

Description

Photograph of star cast at the Pavilion Theatre, including Joy Carsell, during their visit to the patients of Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1955

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/37/36

Description

Photograph of star cast at the Pavilion Theatre, including Joy Carsell, during their visit to the patients of Mearnskirk Hospital

52_19_4_39_11_Frankie Vaughan.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Frankie Vaughan with patient

Description

Photograph of Frankie Vaughan visiting a patient at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1956

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/39/11

Description

Photograph of Frankie Vaughan visiting a patient at Mearnskirk Hospital

52_19_4_39_2_Frankie Vaughan.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Frankie Vaughan with patient Linda Dryden

Description

Photograph of Frankie Vaughan, the fanous English singer, visiting a patient at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1956

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/39/2

Description

Photograph of Frankie Vaughan, the fanous English singer, visiting a patient at Mearnskirk Hospital.

113_3_freeland Fergus.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

John Freeland Fergus and Edward Oswald Fergus

Description

Photograph of John Freeland Fergus mounted on penny farthing and Edward Oswald Fergus as starter.

Date

c. 1885

Identifier

RCPSG 113/3

Description

Photograph of John Freeland Fergus mounted on penny farthing and Edward Oswald Fergus as starter.

52-19-1-69-1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sister Goodwin with patients

Description

Photographs of Sister Goodwin with patients from Pavilion 1 of Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1952

Identifier

RCPSH 52/19/1/69/1-6

Description

Photographs of Sister Goodwin with patients from Pavilion 1 of Mearnskirk Hospital

52-19-1-45.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Student nurses playing croquet

Description

Photogrpah of a group of student nurses playing croquet on the grounds of Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1948

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/1/45

Description

Photogrpah of a group of student nurses playing croquet on the grounds of Mearnskirk Hospital.

52-19-1-55-1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Student Nurses at Mearnskirk

Description

Group photograph of student nurses at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1950

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/1/55/1

Description

Group photograph of student nurses at Mearnskirk Hospital

52-19-1-28.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Group photograph of nurses with Head Teacher, Miss Burns and patient

Description

Group photograph of nurses with Head Teacher, Miss Burns and patient of Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1935

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/1/28

Description

Group photograph of nurses with Head Teacher, Miss Burns and patient of Mearnskirk Hospital.

52-19-2-57-5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Young Patient of Mearnskirk Hospital

Description

Photograph of a young patient at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1959

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/57/5

Description

Photograph of a young patient at Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Patient playing with telephone

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Photograph of a patient on her hospital bed playing with a telephone

Date

c. 1958

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/48

Description

Photograph of a patient on her hospital bed playing with a telephone

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Anne Campbell with mother

Description

Photograph of patient, Anne Campbell, with mother and toy doll.

Date

c. 1958

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/47/1

Description

Photograph of patient, Anne Campbell, with mother and toy doll.

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Underwater Exercise Bath

Description

Miss Taylor with George Miller and Ed Loudon in the underwater exercise bath.

Date

c. 1959

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/50/7

Description

Miss Taylor with George Miller and Ed Loudon in the underwater exercise bath.

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Adult patient enjoying some hospital soup

Description

Photograph of a patient at Mearnskirk Hospital eating some of the hospital soup.

Date

c. N.D.

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/71

Description

Photograph of a patient at Mearnskirk Hospital eating some of the hospital soup.

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Staff and patients in the underwater exercise bath

Description

Photograph of a patient receiving physiotherapy in the exercise bath

Date

c. 1933

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/19/2

Description

Photograph of a patient receiving physiotherapy in the exercise bath

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Country Dancing at Mearnskirk

Description

Photograph of a group of women country dancing at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1950

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/36/1

Description

Photograph of a group of women country dancing at Mearnskirk Hospital

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Patients at play with the hobby horses and cars on the grounds of Mearnskirk

Description

Patients at play with the cars on the grounds of Mearnskirk.

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/34/4

Description

Patients at play with the cars on the grounds of Mearnskirk.

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Photographs of Patient Willie Burns

Description

"Willie Burns, who took up marquetry after having been encased in a plaster cast to treat spinal tuberculosis. Includes pictures of his work and of assistance from Sister Aird."

Date

c. 1955

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/40/1-4

Description

"Willie Burns, who took up marquetry after having been encased in a plaster cast to treat spinal tuberculosis. Includes pictures of his work and of assistance from Sister Aird."

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Patients being entertained by Hal Monty the balloon man

Description

Photograph of a group of patients being entertained by Hal Monty the balloon man at Meanskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1957

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/44

Description

Photograph of a group of patients being entertained by Hal Monty the balloon man at Meanskirk Hospital

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Patients receiving lessons from Miss Fergus

Description

Photograph of a group of young patients receiving lessons from Miss Fergus at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1955

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/42/1

Description

Photograph of a group of young patients receiving lessons from Miss Fergus at Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Learning to walk again

Description

Photograph of a doctor assisting a patient learning to walk again as a consequence of the infantile paralysis epidemic.

Date

c. 1947

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/26

Description

Photograph of a doctor assisting a patient learning to walk again as a consequence of the infantile paralysis epidemic.

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Patient with staff in the underwater exercise bath

Description

Photograph from the Mearnskirk Collection showing a patient undergoing physiotherapy in the exercise bath.

Date

c. 1947

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/25

Description

Photograph from the Mearnskirk Collection showing a patient undergoing physiotherapy in the exercise bath.

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Photograph of Meanskirk's First Patient

Description

Photograph of George McEwan, the first patient admitted to Mearnskirk Hospital. The first photograph is at the age of 6, the second photo is at the age of 25.

Date

c. 1930-1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/1-3

Description

Photograph of George McEwan, the first patient admitted to Mearnskirk Hospital. The first photograph is at the age of 6, the second photo is at the age of 25.

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J. W. MacIntyre to Comrie.

Description

Two copies of a letter and notes about x-ray work at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Creator

John Macintyre

Date

c. 1928

Identifier

RCPSG 10/1A/30/1-3

Description

Two copies of a letter and notes about x-ray work at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

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Lord Lister's Visiting Card

Description

Lister's visiting card "To introduce Professor Boltini to William Macewen."

Date

c. N.D.

Identifier

RCPSG 11/2/1

Description

Lister's visiting card "To introduce Professor Boltini to William Macewen."

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Lister's Glasgow University Medico-Chirurgical Society membership card

Description

Glasgow University Medico-Chirurgical Society membership card that belonged to Joseph Lister.

Creator

Glasgow University Medico-Chirurgical Society

Date

c. 1892-1893

Identifier

RCPSG 11/2/11

Publisher

Thomlinson, Partick

Description

Glasgow University Medico-Chirurgical Society membership card that belonged to Joseph Lister.

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'Lectures on Surgery delivered by Prof Lister in Glasgow University session 1868-1869.'

Description

Student notes by Alexander Napier on Joseph Lister's lectures on surgery at the University of Glasgow

Creator

Alexander Napier

Date

c. 1868-1869

Identifier

RCPSG 1/20/1/21/1

Description

Student notes by Alexander Napier on Joseph Lister's lectures on surgery at the University of Glasgow

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Lord Lister with his House Surgeons and Dressers

Description

Photograph of Lord Lister with his House Surgeons and Dressers from 1861-1893.

Date

c. unknown

Identifier

1/12/4/1/1

Description

Photograph of Lord Lister with his House Surgeons and Dressers from 1861-1893.

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Judy Garland and Mr Ellsworth

Description

Photograph of Judy Garland visiting Mearnskirk Hospital. Next to her is Mr Ellsworth, the hospital benefactor.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/65

Description

Photograph of Judy Garland visiting Mearnskirk Hospital. Next to her is Mr Ellsworth, the hospital benefactor.

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Mention of Joseph Lister's Late Library Returns in College Minutes

Description

A record of the failure of Joseph Lister to return library books on time noted with the College Minutes.

Date

c. 1861

Identifier

RCPSG/1/1/1/9

Description

A record of the failure of Joseph Lister to return library books on time noted with the College Minutes.

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Panoramic Video of Lower Library

Description

This panoramic video allows you to look around the Lower Library of the College building.

Date

c. 2019

Description

This panoramic video allows you to look around the Lower Library of the College building.

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Panoramic Video of Lister Room

Description

This panoramic video shows the interior of the Lister Room at the College. Originally a dining room, the room now acts as a space for College meetings. This room was named after Joseph Lister, an honorary fellow of the College who pioneered the antiseptic principle of surgery at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in the 1860s.

Date

c. 2019

Description


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Steam Engine 'Eugene' at Mearnskirk

Description

Photograph of children of Mearnskirk riding the steam engine Eugene.

Date

c. 1956

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/41/1-15

Description

Photograph of children of Mearnskirk riding the steam engine Eugene.

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Outing to Ayr

Description

Children from Meanrskirk Hospital on a day trip to Ayr playing on the dodgems.

Date

c. 1952

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/4/21/1-2

Description

Children from Meanrskirk Hospital on a day trip to Ayr playing on the dodgems.

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Photograph of Patient in Exercise Bath

Description

Training for staff and patients on the use the underwater exercise bath at Mearnskirk Hospital

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

RCPSG 52/19/2/30/1

Description

Training for staff and patients on the use the underwater exercise bath at Mearnskirk Hospital

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Licentiate Diploma of David Livingstone

Description

Pictured here is the licentiate diploma of David Livingstone, the famous physician and medical missionary of the 19th century.

Date

c. 1800s

Description

Pictured here is the licentiate diploma of David Livingstone, the famous physician and medical missionary of the 19th century.

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Illustration of the Dispensary of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children

Description

The dispensary of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in West Graham Street, Cowcaddens. The purpose of this expansion of the hospital was to provide free healthcare to children living in poverty.
The image features in "The Royal Hospital for Sick Children and its dispensary, Glasgow" by Andrew Macgeorge.

Creator

Campbell Douglas and Sellars

Date

c. 1888

Identifier

Reading Room WX 28.FS2 ROY

Description

The dispensary of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in West Graham Street, Cowcaddens. The purpose of this expansion of the hospital was to provide free healthcare to children living in poverty.
The image features in "The Royal Hospital for Sick Children and its dispensary, Glasgow" by Andrew Macgeorge.

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Case notes of patients from Glasgow Asylum for Lunatics

Description

Case notes of patients from Glasgow Asylum for Lunatics in the hand of Robert Cleghorn[2] with further notes by Dr John Balmanno. Anecdotes by Balmanno at the back of the volume. Book plate of William James Fleming MD. (Balmanno’s uncle was a William Fleming).

Creator

Robert Cleghorn, John Balmanno.

Date

c. 1814 - onwards

Identifier

RCPSG 1/20/2/2

Description

Case notes of patients from Glasgow Asylum for Lunatics in the hand of Robert Cleghorn[2] with further notes by Dr John Balmanno. Anecdotes by Balmanno at the back of the volume. Book plate of William James Fleming MD. (Balmanno’s uncle was a William Fleming).

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William Macewen in Operating Theatre

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Photograph of William MacEwen in operating theatre. Note the white labcoats and rubber gloves, which were part of his movement away from antisepsis towards asepsis. Macewen is on the left and on the right is his colleague, James Hogarth Pringle.

Date

c. N.D.

Identifier

RCPSG 23/5/2/6

Relation

Description

Photograph of William MacEwen in operating theatre. Note the white labcoats and rubber gloves, which were part of his movement away from antisepsis towards asepsis. Macewen is on the left and on the right is his colleague, James Hogarth Pringle.

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Attendance card of Mr Murdoch Cameron

Description

Attendance card of Mr Murdoch Cameron at Clinical Lectures on Surgical Patients in Glasgow Royal Infirmary, given by Professor Lister and Dr. Ebenezer Watson.

Date

c. 1867

Identifier

RCPSG 11/2/6/1

Description

Attendance card of Mr Murdoch Cameron at Clinical Lectures on Surgical Patients in Glasgow Royal Infirmary, given by Professor Lister and Dr. Ebenezer Watson.

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Letter regarding Royal Hospital for Sick Children Expansion

Description

Letters to Dr James Finlayson regarding Finlayson's views on enlarging the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.

Date

c. 1906

Identifier

RCPSG 29/4/3-4

Description

Letters to Dr James Finlayson regarding Finlayson's views on enlarging the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.

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Copy of Regulations at the Glasgow Western Infirmary

Description

Printed proof copy of regulations to be observed by clinical clerks, and 'scheme for reporting cases' in Wards 7 and 22.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

RCPSG 1/20/5/2

Description

Printed proof copy of regulations to be observed by clinical clerks, and 'scheme for reporting cases' in Wards 7 and 22.

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Certificate of Attendance

Description

Certificate of attendance for a course held at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.

Date

c. 1933

Identifier

RCPSG 101/1/2/19

Description

Certificate of attendance for a course held at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.

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Glasgow Musical Festival Booklet 1873

Description

Glasgow Musical Festival : in the City Hall on 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th November, 1873 : in aid of the funds of the Glasgow Western Infirmary, and under the special patronage of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen.

Date

c. 1873

Identifier

Reading Room ML37.G7 GLA

Publisher

Robert Anderson

Description

Glasgow Musical Festival : in the City Hall on 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th November, 1873 : in aid of the funds of the Glasgow Western Infirmary, and under the special patronage of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen.

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Table from the Lister Ward

Description

Original table from the Lister Ward of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary that was brought to the College after the demolition of the ward. The table now sits in the Lister Room of the College.

John H Teacher was St Mungo Professor of Pathology at the University of Glasgow and pathologist to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Description

Original table from the Lister Ward of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary that was brought to the College after the demolition of the ward. The table now sits in the Lister Room of the College.

John H Teacher was St Mungo Professor of Pathology at the University of Glasgow and pathologist to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

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Printed order of service for funeral of Lord Lister

Description

Printed order of service for funeral of Lord Lister, Westminster Abbey

Date

c. 1912

Identifier

RCPSG 11/2/8

Description

Printed order of service for funeral of Lord Lister, Westminster Abbey

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Photographs of the laying of wreaths at the base of the Lister Memorial

Description

Photographs of the laying of wreaths at the base of the Lister Memorial in Kelvingrove Park

Date

c. 1927

Identifier

RCPSG 39/10/17/1-44

Description

Photographs of the laying of wreaths at the base of the Lister Memorial in Kelvingrove Park

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Letter from Joseph Lister Regarding Honorary Fellowship

Description

Letter from Joseph Lister acknowledging receipt of information on the date of his enrolment as an Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Date

c. 1905

Identifier

RCPSG 11/1/8

Description

Letter from Joseph Lister acknowledging receipt of information on the date of his enrolment as an Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

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Admission Card for Joseph Lister's Funeral

Description

Admission card (in name of Professor Murdoch Cameron) for Lord Lister's funeral service in Westminster Abbey.

Date

c. 1912

Identifier

RCPSG 11/2/10

Description

Admission card (in name of Professor Murdoch Cameron) for Lord Lister's funeral service in Westminster Abbey.

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Professor Kay dressed up as Lord Lister

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Photograph of Professor Kay dressed up as Lord Lister during the celebrations to mark the centenary of Lister's first antiseptic operation in Glasgow in 1865. Also in photograph are Sister Margaret Scott of the Royal Infirmary and 11 year old schoolboy Andrew Munro.

Date

c. 1965

Identifier

RCPSG 46/7/2

Description

Photograph of Professor Kay dressed up as Lord Lister during the celebrations to mark the centenary of Lister's first antiseptic operation in Glasgow in 1865. Also in photograph are Sister Margaret Scott of the Royal Infirmary and 11 year old schoolboy Andrew Munro.

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Directors of Glasgow Lock Hospital

Description

Excerpt from the College Minutes taking note of the directors of the Glasgow Lock Hospital.

Date

c. 1895

Identifier

RCPSG 1/1/12

Description

Excerpt from the College Minutes taking note of the directors of the Glasgow Lock Hospital.

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Photograph of the Victoria Infirmary

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Photograph of the Victoria Infirmary in the south side of Glasgow

Description

Photograph of the Victoria Infirmary in the south side of Glasgow

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Illustration of the Western Infirmary

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Illustration of the Western Infirmary in the west end of Glasgow.

Description

Illustration of the Western Infirmary in the west end of Glasgow.

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Mounted b&w photograph showing Sir Charles Wilson, Wilder Penfield, and Bryan Jennett

Description

Black and white photograph of Sir Charles Wilson, Wilder Penfield, and Bryan Jennett at the opening of the Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow.

Date

c. 1970

Identifier

RCPSG 131/1

Description

Black and white photograph of Sir Charles Wilson, Wilder Penfield, and Bryan Jennett at the opening of the Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow.

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Photograph of Royal Hospital for Sick Children Sign

Description

Sign for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Yorkhill, Glasgow.

Creator

Kirsty Earley

Date

c. 2021

Description

Sign for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Yorkhill, Glasgow.

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Title

Joseph Lister is My New Flatmate

Description

"Joseph Lister is My New Flatmate" is a collection of poems written by Marianne Macrae as part of her Artist in Residence post with the College. Marianne researched the life and work of Joseph Lister, showcasing her work through a series of outreach and engagement events.

Creator

Marianne Macrae

Date

c. 2018

Identifier

WZ 330 MAC

Publisher

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Description

"Joseph Lister is My New Flatmate" is a collection of poems written by Marianne Macrae as part of her Artist in Residence post with the College. Marianne researched the life and work of Joseph Lister, showcasing her work through a series of outreach and engagement events.

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Joseph Lister is my New Flatmate

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"Joseph Lister is My New Flatmate" is a collection of poems by Marianne Macrae, our former Artist in Residence. The poems were part of a 9 month project looking at the life of Joseph Lister, who founded his principle of antisepsis in Glasgow in 1867.

Creator

Richard Hanrahan and Marianne Macrae

Date

c. 2017

Description

"Joseph Lister is My New Flatmate" is a collection of poems by Marianne Macrae, our former Artist in Residence. The poems were part of a 9 month project looking at the life of Joseph Lister, who founded his principle of antisepsis in Glasgow in 1867.

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Photograph of Original Building of Gartnavel Royal Hospital

Description

Photograph showing part of the original building of the Gartnavel Royal Hospital. It was called the Glasgow Royal Lunatic Asylum from 1843.

Creator

Kirsty Earley

Date

c. 2020

Description

Photograph showing part of the original building of the Gartnavel Royal Hospital. It was called the Glasgow Royal Lunatic Asylum from 1843.

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Photograph of old Glasgow Eye Infirmary sign

Description

Photograph showing remnants of a sign for the Glasgow Eye Infirmary at Sandyford Place.

Creator

Kirsty Earley

Date

c. 2021

Description

Photograph showing remnants of a sign for the Glasgow Eye Infirmary at Sandyford Place.

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Photographs of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary from Cathedral Square

Description

Series of photographs of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary from the viewpoint of Cathedral Square

Creator

Kirsty Earley

Date

c. 2021

Description

Series of photographs of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary from the viewpoint of Cathedral Square

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Photograph of the Glasgow Dental Hospital

Description

Photograph showing the entrance to the Glasgow Dental Hospital on Sauchiehall Street.

Creator

Kirsty Earley

Date

c. 2021

Description

Photograph showing the entrance to the Glasgow Dental Hospital on Sauchiehall Street.

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Photograph of Remnants of the Royal Maternity Hospital at Rottenrow

Description

Photograph showing some of the architectural remnants of the Royal Maternity Hospital at Rottenrow in the city centre of Glasgow.

Creator

Kirsty Earley

Date

c. 2020

Description

Photograph showing some of the architectural remnants of the Royal Maternity Hospital at Rottenrow in the city centre of Glasgow.

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Panoramic Video of Lock Room

Description

This panoramic video shows the Lock Room of the College building on St Vincent Street. It was named after the Glasgow Lock Hospital for women with venereal diseases.

Description


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Glasgow Royal Asylum for Lunatics Annual Report

Description

The College library holds reports of Glasgow asylums, for example the Annual Report of the Glasgow Royal Asylum for Lunatics, from 1862 to 1888. The reports typically contain a report from the Physician Superintendent, medical statistical tables, financial reports, staff (with salaries and wages), and regulations.

Date

c. 1862

Publisher

James Hedderwick & Son

Description

The College library holds reports of Glasgow asylums, for example the Annual Report of the Glasgow Royal Asylum for Lunatics, from 1862 to 1888. The reports typically contain a report from the Physician Superintendent, medical statistical tables, financial reports, staff (with salaries and wages), and regulations.

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Early ultraosund scan

Description

The scan was taken in 1968 by Dr Patricia Morley at the Western Infirmary, Glasgow. Working with Professor Ian Donald, Dr Morley used an early Diasonograph 'B' scanner sited in the Radiology Department. The scan shows a renal cyst at the upper pole of the left kidney.

Creator

Dr Patricia Morley

Date

c. 1968

Identifier

RCPSG 65/3/1-2

Description

The scan was taken in 1968 by Dr Patricia Morley at the Western Infirmary, Glasgow. Working with Professor Ian Donald, Dr Morley used an early Diasonograph 'B' scanner sited in the Radiology Department. The scan shows a renal cyst at the upper pole of the left kidney.

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Money or Malaria

Description

Money or malaria - don't cry. Cartoom from Tropical Life. Caricature of Sir Ronald Ross liberating British commercial interests by removing the weight of malaria bearing down on them.

Creator

Tropical Life

Date

c. 1924

Identifier

RCPSG 9/RI/1/10-15

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Paper

Description

Money or malaria - don't cry. Cartoom from Tropical Life. Caricature of Sir Ronald Ross liberating British commercial interests by removing the weight of malaria bearing down on them.

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College Crest Animation

Description

This animation describes the different elements that make up the crest of the College.

Transcript

"The current coat of arms was approved by College council in 1862. In the top left and bottom right quarters we can see the symbols for the physicians and surgeons,  the poppy and the lancet, with the staff of Asclepius, a Greek god of healing and medicine, in the centre. 

In the top right quarter we have the royal arms of Scotland, included to show the connections to the royal foundation of the College by King James VI.  

In the bottom left quarter is the shield of arms of the city of Glasgow,  included to show the importance of the local position of the College in the community. Above the central shield of the crest is a lamp in front of an open book, representing enlightenment and continued learning.

There are two goddesses on the crest, chosen to represent the scientific and medical and surgical characteristics of the College. On the right is Hygeia, the Greek goddess of health. And on the left, Minerva, the Roman goddess of science and art. 

Then we have the College motto. At the top, "Conjurat Amice", which translates to "together in friendship". This represents the physicians and surgeons working together.  At the bottom, "Non vivere sed valere vita",  which loosely translates to "not just to live life but to have a healthy life".

 

Description

This animation describes the different elements that make up the crest of the College. Transcript "The current coat of arms wasapproved by College council in 1862.In the top left and bottom right quarters we cansee the symbols for the physicians and surgeons,the poppy and the lancet, with the staff ofAsclepius, a Greek god of healing and medicine, in the centre.In the top right quarter wehave the royal arms of Scotland,included to show the connections to the royalfoundation of the College by King James VI. In the bottom left quarter is the shield of arms of the city of Glasgow,included to show the importance of the localposition of the College in the community.Above the central shield of the crest is a lamp infront of an open book, representing enlightenmentand continued learning.There are two goddesseson the crest, chosen to represent the scientificand medical and surgical characteristicsof the College. On the right is Hygeia,the Greek goddess of health. And on the left,Minerva, the Roman goddess of science and art. Then we have the College motto. At the top,"Conjurat Amice", which translates to "togetherin friendship". This represents thephysicians and surgeons working together.At the bottom, "Non vivere sed valere vita",which loosely translates to "not just tolive life but to have a healthy life".

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The 2nd Faculty Hall at St. Enoch Square

Description

The second Faculty Hall, in St Enoch's Square. Occupied by the Faculty from 1791 to 1860. It was demolished during the building of St Enoch's Station.

Date

c. 1850

Identifier

RCPSG/1/12/6/1

Description

The second Faculty Hall, in St Enoch's Square. Occupied by the Faculty from 1791 to 1860. It was demolished during the building of St Enoch's Station.

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President Jackie Taylor laying a wreath at the tomb of Peter Lowe

Description

Photograph of College President, Jackie Taylor, laying a wreath at the tombstone of the founder of the College, Maister Peter Lowe, at Glasgow Cathedral.

Date

c. 2018

Description

Photograph of College President, Jackie Taylor, laying a wreath at the tombstone of the founder of the College, Maister Peter Lowe, at Glasgow Cathedral.

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Laboratory

Description

A photograph of one of the laboratories at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Date

c. pre 1900

Identifier

RCPSG/28/33

Description

A photograph of one of the laboratories at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

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Alphabetical catalogue of the library of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Description

Alphabetical catalogue of the library of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow : preceded by an index of subjects.

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Alexander Duncan

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c. 1885-1901

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Alphabetical catalogue of the library of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow : preceded by an index of subjects.

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Panoramic Video of Princess Alexandra Room

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This panoramic video shows the Princess Alexandra Room. Originally the Faculty Hall from 1862 – 1893, hosting meetings and lectures by Victorian Glasgow’s physicians and surgeons. The room was named in honour of Princess Alexandra of Kent, who became the College’s first Royal Honorary Fellow in 1960. Her portrait is on display opposite a portrait of Diana, Princess of Wales, who was also an Honorary Fellow and Royal Patron.

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Panoramic Video of College Reading Room

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This panoramic video allows you to look around the College's Reading Room on St Vincent Street.

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Staff of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary

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A group photo of staff at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary taken in the hospital's conservatory.

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c. 1922

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RCPSG 28/70

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A group photo of staff at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary taken in the hospital's conservatory.

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Signatures of First Female Licentiates

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These pictures show the signatures of Alice Ker and Emma Littlewood, who were the first women to receive the Triple Qualification from the College in 1886.

Date

c. 1886

Identifier

RCPSG 1/4/2

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These pictures show the signatures of Alice Ker and Emma Littlewood, who were the first women to receive the Triple Qualification from the College in 1886.

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Cast of the Cranium of Robert Burns

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This cast is believed to be a copy of the originals, produced in the 19th century. It was in the possession of Murdoch Cameron, Professor of Midwifery at the University of Glasgow. Cameron then gave the cast to John Cleland, Professor of Anatomy, whose collection is housed in the University’s Museum of Anatomy.

This item is on loan to the College from the Hunterian Museum.

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c. 1800s

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Cast material

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This cast is believed to be a copy of the originals, produced in the 19th century. It was in the possession of Murdoch Cameron, Professor of Midwifery at the University of Glasgow. Cameron then gave the cast to John Cleland, Professor of Anatomy, whose collection is housed in the University’s Museum of Anatomy.

This item is on loan to the College from the Hunterian Museum.

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Photograph of Barbara Watson

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This photograph is of Barbara Watson, the first person to successfully survive a brain tumour removal operation in 1879.

This photograph is part of Macewen's surgical casebook in the archive collection.

Creator

Sir William Macewen

Date

c. 1879

Identifier

RCPSG 10/9/1

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This photograph is of Barbara Watson, the first person to successfully survive a brain tumour removal operation in 1879.

This photograph is part of Macewen's surgical casebook in the archive collection.

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3D Model of Levi's Metallic Elbow Splint

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3D model showing a replica of Levi's Metallic Elbow Splint.

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3D model showing a replica of Levi's Metallic Elbow Splint.

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Amputation Set Video

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This video gives insight into the instruments of an amputation set.

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The Phreno-magnet, and Mirror of Nature

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The phreno-magnet, and mirror of nature : a record of facts, experiments, and discoveries in phrenology, magnetism, &c

Creator

Spencer T Hall

Date

c. 1843

Identifier

Bookstore HAL

Publisher

London : Simpkin, Marshall

Language

English

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The phreno-magnet, and mirror of nature : a record of facts, experiments, and discoveries in phrenology, magnetism, &c

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De Monstrorum

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De monstrorum caussis, natura, et differentiis libri duo : in quibus ex rei natura monstrorum historiae, caussae, generationes, & differentiae plurimae a sapientibus intactae, cum generatim & in plantarum, & belluarum genere, tum seorsum in humana specie tractantur

Creator

Liceti Fortunio (1577-1657)

Date

c. 1634

Identifier

Bookstore LIC

Publisher

Patavii Padua : Apud Paulum Frambottum

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De monstrorum caussis, natura, et differentiis libri duo : in quibus ex rei natura monstrorum historiae, caussae, generationes, & differentiae plurimae a sapientibus intactae, cum generatim & in plantarum, & belluarum genere, tum seorsum in humana specie tractantur

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Joseph Lister 1868 Lecture on Antisepsis

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Pictured here is the minute book of the Glasgow Medico-Chirurgical Society. In this meeting, Joseph Lister presented his method of dressing wounds with carbolic acid, which was key to his work in antisepsis. This lecture took place in the Faculty Hall, now the College's Princess Alexandera room.

"An extra meeting of the Society was held this evening, and the President occupied the chair.

The minutes of last meeting were read and approved.
Mr Lister gave a lengthened exposition of the atmospheric germ theory of putrefaction, and illustrated it by the exhibition of M. Pasteur’s experiment with flasks containing urine.

He next directed attention to the employment of Carbolic acid for the destruction of the germs presumed to exist in the air, and which Mr Lister supposed to be the exciting cause of putrefaction in wounds; and for the details of a case in which a young man sustained an incised wound of left side of thorax, with penetration through the diaphragm and protrusion of omentum through the wound externally.

The protruding portion of omentum was cut off; and although the left pleural cavity was so distended with air and haemorrhage as to cause displacement of the heart to the right side of the chest, the young man made a perfect recovery under the Carbolic acid dressings.
Mr L then described the effects of a ligature applied on the antiseptic system to the carotid of a horse, and showed the portion of the artery, and the superjacent skin, as well as the ligature, all of which had been removed from the horse, which had died from some disease unconnected with the operation, 13 days after.
He also narrated a case of ligature of the external iliac artery by the same method, and the history of a case of necrosis of the tibia, in which some of the dead bone had come away, but was presumed to have been absorbed.

The mode of dressing wounds with Carbolic acid was next described; the part of Carbolic acid in 20 of water being recommended for an internal application; and for external dressing, after experimenting with a number of different substances, Mr Lister had arrived at the conclusion that emplastrum plumbi with a fourth of its weight of bees wax and impregnated with Carbolic acid is the most suitable. The strength of the dressing ought however in all cases to be regulated by the nature of the wound.

A discussion following, was, chiefly owing to the late hour, confined principally to the cause of putrefaction in wounds, and the theory which had been advanced by Mr Lister to account for the antiseptic properties of the Carbolic acid."

Date

c. 1868

Description

Pictured here is the minute book of the Glasgow Medico-Chirurgical Society. In this meeting, Joseph Lister presented his method of dressing wounds with carbolic acid, which was key to his work in antisepsis. This lecture took place in the Faculty Hall, now the College's Princess Alexandera room.

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Hystérie-pithiatisme et troubles nerveux d'ordre réflexe en neurologie de guerre

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"Hysteria or pithiatism : and reflex nervous disorders in the neurology of war"

Creator

J. Babinski and J. Froment

Date

c. 1918

Identifier

Lower Library WM 173 BAB

Language

French

Description

"Hysteria or pithiatism : and reflex nervous disorders in the neurology of war"

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Psychological Medicine

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Psychological medicine : a short introduction to psychiatry. With an appendix War-time psychiatry

Creator

Desmond Curran and Eric Guttmann

Date

c. 1944

Identifier

Lower Library WM 100 CUR

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Edinburgh : E.& S. Livingstone

Language

English

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Psychological medicine : a short introduction to psychiatry. With an appendix War-time psychiatry

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Manic Depressive Insanity and Paranoia

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Emil Kraepelin

Date

c. 1921

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Lower Library WM 207 KRA

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Edinburgh : E.& S. Livingstone

Language

English

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The Psychology of Insanity

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Bernard Hart

Date

c. 1912

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Lower Library WM 140 HAR

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Cambridge: University Press

Language

English

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Army Book of Joseph Schorstein

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This notebook gives insight into some neurosurgical operations that Joseph Schorstein performed during the Second World War.

Creator

Joseph Schorstein

Date

c.1944-1954

Identifier

84/1/4

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This notebook gives insight into some neurosurgical operations that Joseph Schorstein performed during the Second World War.

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Atlas of Head Sections

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The ‘Atlas of head sections’ consists of 53 engraved copperplates of frozen sections of the head. Every head section was cut by Macewen himself.

Creator

Sir William Macewen

Date

c. 1893

Identifier

WE 705 MAC

Publisher

Glasgow: James Maclehose and sons

Language

English

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The ‘Atlas of head sections’ consists of 53 engraved copperplates of frozen sections of the head. Every head section was cut by Macewen himself.

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Les Oeuvres de Ambroise Paré

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Les Oeuvvres d'Ambroise Paré, conseiller, et premier chirvrgien dv roy. Corrigees et avgmentees par luy-mesme, peu auparauant son decés. Diusees en vingt-neuf liures. Auec les figures & portraicts, tant de l'anatomie qui des instruments de chirurgie, & de plusiers monstres.

Creator

Ambroise Paré

Date

c. 1585

Identifier

Bookstore PAR [folio]

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Les Oeuvvres d'Ambroise Paré, conseiller, et premier chirvrgien dv roy. Corrigees et avgmentees par luy-mesme, peu auparauant son decés. Diusees en vingt-neuf liures. Auec les figures & portraicts, tant de l'anatomie qui des instruments de chirurgie, & de plusiers monstres.

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Private journal of William Macewen

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This journal records Macewen’s notes of surgical cases admitted to Glasgow Royal Infirmary between 1876 and 1879. The College archive contains nine volumes of Macewen’s cases at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, between 1876 and 1895.

Creator

Sir William Macewen

Date

c. 1876-1879

Identifier

RCPSG 10/9/1

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This journal records Macewen’s notes of surgical cases admitted to Glasgow Royal Infirmary between 1876 and 1879. The College archive contains nine volumes of Macewen’s cases at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, between 1876 and 1895.

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Medical Works of Thomas Willis

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"‘The remaining medical works of that famous and renowned physician Dr Thomas Willis’"

Thomas Willis, a physician and anatomist, is considered to be the father of neuroscience - his work ‘Cerebri anatome’ (c.1664) introduced the term neurology.

Creator

Thomas Willis

Date

c. 1681

Identifier

Lister Room WIL [oversize]

Publisher

London : T. Dring

Language

English

Description

"‘The remaining medical works of that famous and renowned physician Dr Thomas Willis’"

Thomas Willis, a physician and anatomist, is considered to be the father of neuroscience - his work ‘Cerebri anatome’ (c.1664) introduced the term neurology.

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Atlas of Clinical Medicine

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Sir Byrom Bramwell was a British neurosurgeon, medical author and artist. The illustrations in Bramwell’s atlas were all his own work and based on the cases he came across in his wards at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

Creator

Sir Byrom Bramwell

Date

c.1892-1896

Identifier

Bookstore BRA [folio]

Publisher

Edinburgh : T. and A. Constable at the University Press,

Language

English

Description

Sir Byrom Bramwell was a British neurosurgeon, medical author and artist. The illustrations in Bramwell’s atlas were all his own work and based on the cases he came across in his wards at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

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Elements of Phrenology

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George Combe was a Scottish lawyer and one of the leading figures in the phrenological movement. In 1819 Combe had published several essays which discussed the work of the famous phrenologists Gall and Spurzheim. It was these essays that formed the basis of Combe’s ‘Elements of phrenology’.

Date

c. 1824

Identifier

Lister Room COM

Publisher

John Anderson: Edinburgh

Language

English

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George Combe was a Scottish lawyer and one of the leading figures in the phrenological movement. In 1819 Combe had published several essays which discussed the work of the famous phrenologists Gall and Spurzheim. It was these essays that formed the basis of Combe’s ‘Elements of phrenology’.

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Virtual Tour

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For Doors Open Day 2020, the Royal College filmed a virtual tour to keep our doors open digitally! Take a look around our magnificent building and some of the rooms that tell the story of our heritage.

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For Doors Open Day 2020, the Royal College filmed a virtual tour to keep our doors open digitally! Take a look around our magnificent building and some of the rooms that tell the story of our heritage.

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Surgical Theatre

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Photograph of a surgical theatre at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Date

c. 1920-1925

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RCPSG 28/91

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Photograph of a surgical theatre at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

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College Founders Animation

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Have you ever wondered how and why our College was established? In this short video, we describe what led Peter Lowe to found our multi-disciplinary College in Glasgow in 1599, and how he did it.

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Have you ever wondered how and why our College was established? In this short video, we describe what led Peter Lowe to found our multi-disciplinary College in Glasgow in 1599, and how he did it.

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Trephination Animation

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Watch this animation to learn about the unique history of the surgical procedure, trephination.

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Watch this animation to learn about the unique history of the surgical procedure, trephination.

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Patients Playing Instruments

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Two patients of Mearnskirk Hospital playing instruments in the ward.

Date

c. 1955

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RCPSG 52/19/4/37/6

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Two patients of Mearnskirk Hospital playing instruments in the ward.

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Patient Playing Guitar

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Mearnskirk patient playing guitar in bed.

Date

c. 1955

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RCPSG 52/19/4/37/4

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Mearnskirk patient playing guitar in bed.

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Patients Playing Instruments

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3 patients of Mearnskirk Hospital playing instruments in the ward.

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c. 1955

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RCPSG 52/19/4/37/2

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3 patients of Mearnskirk Hospital playing instruments in the ward.

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Patient Playing Guitar

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Patient of Mearnskirk playing guitar in bed.

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c. 1955

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RCPSG 52/19/4/37/1

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Patient of Mearnskirk playing guitar in bed.

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Terry Thomas visit to Mearnskirk

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Children playing on a swing with Terry Thomas at Mearnskirk Fete.

Date

c. 1955

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RCPSG 52/19/4/35/3

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Children playing on a swing with Terry Thomas at Mearnskirk Fete.

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Mr Alfred Ellsworth with two boys from Bridgeton.

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Mr Alfred Ellsworth with two boys from Bridgeton eating ice cream.

Alfred Ellsworth was a Glasgow philanthropisy and confectioner, who did a lot of charitable work in and around Glasgow. He arranged the visits of several celebrities to Mearnskirk Hospital, including Roy Rogers and Judy Garland.
Ellsworth founded a confectionary and biscuit company in Bridgeton after the Second World War.

Date

c. Unknown

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RCPSG 52/19/1/135

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Mr Alfred Ellsworth with two boys from Bridgeton eating ice cream.

Alfred Ellsworth was a Glasgow philanthropisy and confectioner, who did a lot of charitable work in and around Glasgow. He arranged the visits of several celebrities to Mearnskirk Hospital, including Roy Rogers and Judy Garland.
Ellsworth founded a confectionary and biscuit company in Bridgeton after the Second World War.

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Patient Ian Sinclair

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Patient Ian Sinclair who made a musical box out of spent matches for the 'Shield' competition.

Date

c. 1959

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RCPSG 52/19/1/122/2

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Patient Ian Sinclair who made a musical box out of spent matches for the 'Shield' competition.

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Miss Cuthill with patient Ian Sinclair

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Miss Cuthill with patient Ian Sinclair who made a musical box out of spent matches for the 'Shield' competition.

Date

c. 1959

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RCPSG 52/19/1/122/1

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Miss Cuthill with patient Ian Sinclair who made a musical box out of spent matches for the 'Shield' competition.

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Dr Alexander Dale and Dale Evans

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Photograph of Dr Alexander Dale and actress, Dale Evans, during her visit to Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/12

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Photograph of Dr Alexander Dale and actress, Dale Evans, during her visit to Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Roy Rogers at Mearnskirk

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Photograph of actor, Roy Rogers, paying a visit to Meanrskirk Hospital.

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c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/11

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Photograph of actor, Roy Rogers, paying a visit to Meanrskirk Hospital.

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Dale Evans at Mearnskirk

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Photograph of actress, Dale Evans, with staff and patients of Mearnskirk Hospital. Also pictured is Dr Alexander Dale (right).

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c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/10

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Photograph of actress, Dale Evans, with staff and patients of Mearnskirk Hospital. Also pictured is Dr Alexander Dale (right).

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Dale Evans at Mearnskirk

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Photograph of actress, Dale Evans, with a patient and nurse during her visit to Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/9

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Photograph of actress, Dale Evans, with a patient and nurse during her visit to Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Dale Evans visiting patients at Mearnskirk

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Photograph of actress, Dale Evans, visiting patients at Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/8

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Photograph of actress, Dale Evans, visiting patients at Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Roy Rogers visiting patients at Mearnskirk.

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A photograph of actor, Roy Rogers, visiting children at Mearnskirk Hospital. Also pictured is Dr Alexander Dale.

Date

c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/7

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A photograph of actor, Roy Rogers, visiting children at Mearnskirk Hospital. Also pictured is Dr Alexander Dale.

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Roy Rogers and Dale Evans at Mearnskirk

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Photograph showing Dr Alexander Dale with patients and staff of Mearnskirk Hospital, walking with Roy Rogers and Dale Evans during their visit.

Date

c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/6

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Photograph showing Dr Alexander Dale with patients and staff of Mearnskirk Hospital, walking with Roy Rogers and Dale Evans during their visit.

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Roy Rogers and Dale Evans at Mearnskirk

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Photograph showing Dr Alexander Dale with patients and staff of Mearnskirk Hospital, walking with Roy Rogers and Dale Evans during their visit.

Date

c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/5

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Photograph showing Dr Alexander Dale with patients and staff of Mearnskirk Hospital, walking with Roy Rogers and Dale Evans during their visit.

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Dr Alexander Dale and Dale Evans

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Photograph of Dr Alexander dale walking with actress, Dale Evans, during her visit to Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/4

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Photograph of Dr Alexander dale walking with actress, Dale Evans, during her visit to Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Roy Rogers

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Photograph of actor, Roy Rogers, during a visit to patients at Mearnskirk Hospital.

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c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/3

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Photograph of actor, Roy Rogers, during a visit to patients at Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Dr Alexander Dale and Roy Rogers

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Photograph of Dr Alexander Dale standing with Roy Rogers on his visit to Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/2

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Photograph of Dr Alexander Dale standing with Roy Rogers on his visit to Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Visit

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Series of photographs showing the visit of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans to Mearnskirk Hospital.

Date

c. 1954

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RCPSG 52/19/4/29/1-15

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Series of photographs showing the visit of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans to Mearnskirk Hospital.

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Illustrations of Physiognomy in Syphilitic Keratitis

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Series of illustrations of patients with Physiognomy in Syphilitic Keratitis.

Top: Depressed bridge of nose

Middle: Eyes which have recovered from interstitial keratitis

Bottom left: Notched teeth
Bottom right: Fissures at angle of mouth

Creator

A. Maitland Ramsey

Date

c. 1898

Identifier

1/20/13/3/9

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22 x 28.5cm

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Series of illustrations of patients with Physiognomy in Syphilitic Keratitis.

Top: Depressed bridge of nose

Middle: Eyes which have recovered from interstitial keratitis

Bottom left: Notched teeth
Bottom right: Fissures at angle of mouth

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Illustrations of Corneal Complications in Conjunctival Diseases

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Series of illustrations of corneal complications in conjunctival diseases.

Top left: Phlyctenular ulcer
Top right: Pannus scrofulosus

Middle left: Ulcer corneae
Middle right: Prolapsus iridis

Bottom left: Pannus trachomatosus
Bottom right: Xerophthalmia

Creator

A. Maitland Ramsey

Date

c. 1898

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1/20/13/3/8

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22 x 28.5cm

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Series of illustrations of corneal complications in conjunctival diseases.

Top left: Phlyctenular ulcer
Top right: Pannus scrofulosus

Middle left: Ulcer corneae
Middle right: Prolapsus iridis

Bottom left: Pannus trachomatosus
Bottom right: Xerophthalmia

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Illustrations of Granular Ophthalmia or Trachoma

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Two illustrations of patients with granular ophthalmia or trachoma.

Top: Early stage granular ophthalmia

Bottom: Late stage granular ophthalmia

Creator

A. Maitland Ramsey

Date

c. 1898

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1/20/3/13/7

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22 x 28.5cm

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Two illustrations of patients with granular ophthalmia or trachoma.

Top: Early stage granular ophthalmia

Bottom: Late stage granular ophthalmia

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Illustrations of Strumous Conjunctivitis

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Two illustrations of patients with Strumous Conjunctivitis.

Top: Pustular ophthalmia

Bottom: Ecstasia corneae

Creator

A. Maitland Ramsey

Date

c. 1898

Identifier

1/20/13/3/6

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22 x 28.5cm

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Two illustrations of patients with Strumous Conjunctivitis.

Top: Pustular ophthalmia

Bottom: Ecstasia corneae

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Illustrations of Ophthalmia Neonatorum

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A series of illustrations of Ophthalmia Neonatorum.

Top left: Pyramidal cataract and distension of eyeball
Top right: Gonococcus

Middle: Pyramidal cataract

Bottom left: Chemosis of ocular conjunctiva
Bottom right: Necrosis of cornea

Creator

A. Maitland Ramsey

Date

c. 1898

Identifier

1/20/13/3/5

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22 x 28.5cm

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A series of illustrations of Ophthalmia Neonatorum.

Top left: Pyramidal cataract and distension of eyeball
Top right: Gonococcus

Middle: Pyramidal cataract

Bottom left: Chemosis of ocular conjunctiva
Bottom right: Necrosis of cornea

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Illustration of Ophthalmia Neonatorum

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An illustration of a patient with ophthalmia neonatorum.

Creator

A. Maitland Ramsey

Date

c. 1898

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1/20/13/3/4

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22 x 28.5cm

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An illustration of a patient with ophthalmia neonatorum.

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Illustrations of Conjunctivitis

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Series of illustrations on conjunctivitis.

Top left: Foreign body of the cornea
Top right: Catarrhal ophthalmia

Middle left: Pustular ophthalmia
Middle right: Diphtheritic ophthalmia

Bottom left: Follicular conjunctivitis
Bottom right: Granular ophthalmia

Creator

A. Maitland Ramsey

Date

c. 1898

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1/20/13/3/3

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Paper

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22x28.5cm

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Series of illustrations on conjunctivitis.

Top left: Foreign body of the cornea
Top right: Catarrhal ophthalmia

Middle left: Pustular ophthalmia
Middle right: Diphtheritic ophthalmia

Bottom left: Follicular conjunctivitis
Bottom right: Granular ophthalmia

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Title

Illustrations of Diseases of Tear Passages

Description

Three illustrations of diseases of the tear passages.

Top: Abscess of the lacrimal sac and mucocele.
Bottom left: Acute dacrocystitis
Bottom right: Fistula lachrymalis.

Creator

A. Maitland Ramsey

Date

c. 1898

Identifier

1/20/13/3/2

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Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

22 x 28.5cm

Description

Three illustrations of diseases of the tear passages.

Top: Abscess of the lacrimal sac and mucocele.
Bottom left: Acute dacrocystitis
Bottom right: Fistula lachrymalis.

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Title

3D Scan of Ballot Box

Description

3D scan of a metal ballot box that was used in College meetings.

Description

3D scan of a metal ballot box that was used in College meetings.

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Title

Cartridge Syringe

Description

Cartridge syringe in cardboard box.

Creator

Medical and Industrial Equipment Ltd., England

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1999/2.11

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.1 cm

Materials

Metal, cardboard

Description

Cartridge syringe in cardboard box.

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Title

Orthometer

Description

Orthometer that belonged to Professor T. C. White. It was invented by Dr Korkhaus in Germnay.

Creator

Dr Korkhaus

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/117

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Diameter: 7 cm

Materials

Paper, plastic, tape.

Description

Orthometer that belonged to Professor T. C. White. It was invented by Dr Korkhaus in Germnay.

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Title

Andreas Vesalius Animation

Description

Animation describing the ground-breaking work of Andreas Vesalius, "De Humani Corporis Fabrica."

Description

Animation describing the ground-breaking work of Andreas Vesalius, "De Humani Corporis Fabrica."

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Title

Kodak Sheet Film

Description

Box of Kodak sheet film, containing the plans for an extension to a hospital (Professor Aitchison).

Creator

Kodak

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

HD/1135

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Glass

Description

Box of Kodak sheet film, containing the plans for an extension to a hospital (Professor Aitchison).

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Title

Instruction leaflet

Description

Instruction leaflet entitled 'How to wear artificial dentures' as part of box containing denture powder tablets.

Creator

Corega Chemical Company

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

HD/1113

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Card

Description

Instruction leaflet entitled 'How to wear artificial dentures' as part of box containing denture powder tablets.

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Title

Allonal Tablets

Description

Two physician samples of Allonal tablets, used to treat difficult patients (1 complete and 1 incomplete).

Creator

Roche Ltd

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

HD/1109

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Paper

Description

Two physician samples of Allonal tablets, used to treat difficult patients (1 complete and 1 incomplete).

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Title

Veramon Tablets

Description

Box containing various sized packets of Veramon tablets and an information booklet. Described as a safe, efficient and non-toxic analgesic (pain relief) for oral administration.

Creator

Schering AG

Date

1800-1900s

Identifier

HD/1112

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Card

Description

Box containing various sized packets of Veramon tablets and an information booklet. Described as a safe, efficient and non-toxic analgesic (pain relief) for oral administration.

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Title

Aspiject

Description

Plastic case containing an 'Aspiject' syringe used for infiltration and block analgesia.

Creator

Astra Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

HD/1204

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Materials

Plastic, metal

Description

Plastic case containing an 'Aspiject' syringe used for infiltration and block analgesia.

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Medal

Description

An oval shaped medal of The Incorporated Glasgow Dental Hospital. Award made to John C. Thomson, for dental prosthetics, in particular crown and bridge work.

Creator

Davis Duff & Son Ltd

Date

c. 1940

Identifier

HD/1220

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Brass

Description

An oval shaped medal of The Incorporated Glasgow Dental Hospital. Award made to John C. Thomson, for dental prosthetics, in particular crown and bridge work.

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Title

Medal

Description

An oval shaped medal of The Incorporated Glasgow Dental Hospital. Award made to John Barrie for dental anatomy and physiology.

Creator

D. Cunninghame Ltd.

Date

c. 1926

Identifier

HD/1222

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Brass

Description

An oval shaped medal of The Incorporated Glasgow Dental Hospital. Award made to John Barrie for dental anatomy and physiology.

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Title

Physiology Notes by Professor Archibald Young

Description

Archibald Young graduated M.B., C.M., with high commendation, in 1895 from the University of Glasgow. He became a Fellow of the College in 1913.

These notes are written by Young and are taken from physiology lectures delivered by John Gray McKendrick, professor of physiology at the University of Glasgow.

Creator

Archibald Young

Date

c. 1891-1892

Identifier

RCPSG 39/1/1

Description

Archibald Young graduated M.B., C.M., with high commendation, in 1895 from the University of Glasgow. He became a Fellow of the College in 1913.

These notes are written by Young and are taken from physiology lectures delivered by John Gray McKendrick, professor of physiology at the University of Glasgow.

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Title

Lectures on forensic medicine by Professor Harry Rainy

Description

Lectures on forensic medicine by Professor Harry Rainy.

Creator

P.A. Simpson

Date

c. 1866-1867

Identifier

RCPSG 1/20/1/18

Description

Lectures on forensic medicine by Professor Harry Rainy.

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Title

Letter from A. Tisdall to William Macewen

Description

Details of a patient suicide in 1890, probably at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Creator

A. Tisdall

Date

c. 1897

Identifier

RCPSG 10/1A/132

Description

Details of a patient suicide in 1890, probably at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

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Title

Dental Plugger

Description

Metal dental plugger with brass octagonal body for filling cavities

Creator

S. S. White Dental Manufacturing Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

HD/549

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

length 15.5 cm

Materials

Metal, brass

Description

Metal dental plugger with brass octagonal body for filling cavities

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Title

Dental Plugger

Description

Metal dental plugger for filling cavities

Creator

Dental Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1874-1968

Identifier

HD/517

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

length 14cm, height 0.8 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal dental plugger for filling cavities

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Title

Gold Foil Annealing Lamp

Description

Spirit lamp and circular slab of mica used to anneal cohesive gold cylinders for dental cavities.

Creator

Dental Manufacturing Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1874-1968

Identifier

HD/693

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

radius 5.5cm, 0.4cm thickness, height 10.5cm

Materials

metal, glass, mica

Description

Spirit lamp and circular slab of mica used to anneal cohesive gold cylinders for dental cavities.

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Title

Mental Hospital Petition

Description

Petition to the sheriff to grant order for the reception of a patient into a mental hospital.

Date

c. 1955

Identifier

RCPSG 94/4/5

Description

Petition to the sheriff to grant order for the reception of a patient into a mental hospital.

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Title

Dental Mallet

Description

Dental mallet for condensing gold used to fill cavities for dental restoration.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/690

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18cm length, 3cm width

Materials

metal,ebony

Description

Dental mallet for condensing gold used to fill cavities for dental restoration.

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Title

Dental Floss

Description

Glass vial of dental floss

Creator

Johnson & Johnson; 1886-; Pharmaceutical manufacturer

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

HD/186

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

4.5cm x 1.5cm

Materials

glass, metal, waxed floss.

Description

Glass vial of dental floss

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Title

Set of Interchangeable Plugger Points

Description

Set of 8 interchangeable plugger points in velvet lined box, with ebony handpiece.

Creator

The Williams Gold Refining Co.

Date

c.1900s

Identifier

HD/119

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Box; 15cm x 7.5 cm x 2cm

Materials

metal, ebony, velvet, card

Description

Set of 8 interchangeable plugger points in velvet lined box, with ebony handpiece.

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Title

Double-ended Automatic Mallet

Description

Automatic mallet for dental cavity filling, used to condense the lingual surface of a resotration.

Creator

The S.S. White Dental MFG Co.

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

HD/715

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17cm length

Materials

metal, ebony

Description

Automatic mallet for dental cavity filling, used to condense the lingual surface of a resotration.

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Title

Dappens Glasses

Description

Blue, white and green glasses used for medicament dispensing.

Date

c. 1940

Identifier

HD/169

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Glass

Description

Blue, white and green glasses used for medicament dispensing.

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Title

Set of Miniature Plugger Points for Dental Engine

Description

Set of miniature plugger points for electric dental engine, with handpiece and 5 different plugger heads. In purple lined box.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.; 1820-1924; Dental manufacturers

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

HD/117

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Box; 15.5 cm length, 3.5 cm width, 1 cm high

Materials

metal, ebony, wood

Description

Set of miniature plugger points for electric dental engine, with handpiece and 5 different plugger heads. In purple lined box.

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Title

Dental Engine Handpiece Set

Description

Handpiece set for an eletcric dental engine in velvet lined box with 6 miniature plugger points.

Creator

Dental Manufacturing Co. Ltd.; 1874-1968; Dental manufacturers

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

HD/698

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Box; 13.5cm x 5.5cm x 1 cm

Materials

metal, velvet, wood

Description

Handpiece set for an eletcric dental engine in velvet lined box with 6 miniature plugger points.

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Title

The Case of James Greenlees

Description

In 1867, Joseph Lister published a series of articles in The Lancet that were to be the first examples of antisepsis in action. Each of the cases occurred during his time working at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. His first case was a young boy by the name of James Greenlees, who had an open fracture of his leg. Lister set the fracture and dressed the wound in carbolic acid to prevent infection. James made a full recovery. This was the birth of antisepsis.

Description


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Title

Glass bottles used by Joseph Lister

Description

Two photographs of glass bottles used by Joseph Lister when replicating the experiment of Louis Pasteur.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

RCPSG 23/4/17-18

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

A3 print

Physical Dimensions

29.7 cm x 42cm

Description

Two photographs of glass bottles used by Joseph Lister when replicating the experiment of Louis Pasteur.

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Title

Glass bottles used by Joseph Lister

Description

Photograph of glass bottles used by Joseph Lister when replicating the experiment of Louis Pasteur.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

RCPSG 23/4/17-18

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

A3 print

Physical Dimensions

42cm x 29.7 cm

Description

Photograph of glass bottles used by Joseph Lister when replicating the experiment of Louis Pasteur.

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Title

Ash's Cohesive Gold Cylinders

Description

Cardboard box containing glass cylinder of gold cylinders for dental restoration.

Creator

The Amalgamated Dental Company Ltd, London, England.

Date

c. 1920s-1960s

Identifier

HD/692

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6cm length, 2cm height

Materials

Card, glass, gold.

Description

Cardboard box containing glass cylinder of gold cylinders for dental restoration.

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Title

Rubber Dam Weights

Description

2 metal rubber dam weights used to maintain a dry field for inserting cohesive gold fillings.

Creator

C. Ash and Sons, England

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

HD/185

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6.5 cm x 2.5cm

Materials

Metal

Description

2 metal rubber dam weights used to maintain a dry field for inserting cohesive gold fillings.

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Title

Rubber Dam Harness

Description

Metal rubber dam harness with ribbon strap, used to maintain a dry field for cavity filling.

Creator

C. Ash and Sons, England

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

HD/183

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

5.5 cm x 6.5 cm

Materials

Metal, ribbon.

Description

Metal rubber dam harness with ribbon strap, used to maintain a dry field for cavity filling.

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Title

Automatic Hand Mallet

Description

Single ended chrome and ebony hand mallet used for gold foil restoration work.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.; 1820-1924; Dental manufacturers

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

HD/722

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal and ebony

Description

Single ended chrome and ebony hand mallet used for gold foil restoration work.

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Title

Rubber Dam Clamp Forceps

Description

Pair of metal rubber dam clamp forceps used to maintain a dry field when filling a cavity with cohesive gold cylinders.

Creator

The Glasgow Dental Depot

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

HD/188

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18.5cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Pair of metal rubber dam clamp forceps used to maintain a dry field when filling a cavity with cohesive gold cylinders.

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Title

Electromagnetic Mallet

Description

Electromagnetic mallet for dental foil cavity fillings.

Creator

The S.S. White Dental MFG Co.

Date

c. 1880

Identifier

HD/130

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

19cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Electromagnetic mallet for dental foil cavity fillings.

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Title

Engine-Operated Automatic Mallet

Description

Mallet portion of automatic dental mallet that would have been operated by an engine, for dental cavity fillings.

Creator

The S.S. White Dental MFG Co.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

HD/122

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

19 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Mallet portion of automatic dental mallet that would have been operated by an engine, for dental cavity fillings.

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Title

Ivory's Double Bow Separator

Description

Separator for anterior or posterior teeth

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/125

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Separator for anterior or posterior teeth

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Title

Bur Stand

Description

Cream bakelite stand, designed to hold 120 straight and contra angle hand piece burs.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/676

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Bakelite and metal

Description

Cream bakelite stand, designed to hold 120 straight and contra angle hand piece burs.

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Title

Arkansas Oil Stone

Description

Fine white stone, mounted in box wood case. Used for sharpening dental instruments.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/621

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Stone and wood

Description

Fine white stone, mounted in box wood case. Used for sharpening dental instruments.

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Title

Hand Mallet

Description

Mallet with lead filled head and ebony handle used in restoration work by gold plugging.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/691

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Ebony and metal

Description

Mallet with lead filled head and ebony handle used in restoration work by gold plugging.

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Title

Glasgow Pathological Society Minute Book

Description

One of the minute books of the Glasgow Pathological and Clinical Society dating from 1879-1891.

Date

c. 1879-1891

Identifier

RCPSG 4/1/2

Description

One of the minute books of the Glasgow Pathological and Clinical Society dating from 1879-1891.

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Title

Glasgow Pathological Society Minute Book

Description

One of the minute books of the Glasgow Pathological and Clinical Society, dating from 1873-1879.

Date

c. 1873-1879

Identifier

RCPSG 4/1/1

Description

One of the minute books of the Glasgow Pathological and Clinical Society, dating from 1873-1879.

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Title

Cast of the Cranium of Robert Burns

Description

In 1834 the body of Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns, was exhumed from his grave in Dumfries. The exhumation was supervised by local surgeon Archibald Blacklock, who had an interest in phrenology. A plaster cast was taken of the skull, and Blacklock noted that “nothing could exceed the high state of preservation in which we found the bones of the cranium, or offer a fairer opportunity of supplying what has so long been desiderated by Phrenologists - a correct model of our immortal Poet’s head”. George Combe, a leading phrenologist, examined the cast and published his analysis in Edinburgh in 1834.

Three casts were made during the 1834 exhumation. This cast is believed to be a copy produced later in the 19th century. It was in the possession of Murdoch Cameron, Professor of Midwifery at the University of Glasgow. Cameron then gave the cast to John Cleland, Professor of Anatomy, whose collection is housed in the University’s Museum of Anatomy.

This item is on loan from The Hunterian, University of Glasgow.

Description

In 1834 the body of Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns, was exhumed from his grave in Dumfries. The exhumation was supervised by local surgeon Archibald Blacklock, who had an interest in phrenology. A plaster cast was taken of the skull, and Blacklock noted that “nothing could exceed the high state of preservation in which we found the bones of the cranium, or offer a fairer opportunity of supplying what has so long been desiderated by Phrenologists - a correct model of our immortal Poet’s head”. George Combe, a leading phrenologist, examined the cast and published his analysis in Edinburgh in 1834.

Three casts were made during the 1834 exhumation. This cast is believed to be a copy produced later in the 19th century. It was in the possession of Murdoch Cameron, Professor of Midwifery at the University of Glasgow. Cameron then gave the cast to John Cleland, Professor of Anatomy, whose collection is housed in the University’s Museum of Anatomy.

This item is on loan from The Hunterian, University of Glasgow.

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Title

Skull Trephination

Description

Trephination is an ancient medical technique dating back to the time of the Egyptians. A trephine is a small surgical instrument used to burr a hole into the skull to access the intracranial structures.

Description

Trephination is an ancient medical technique dating back to the time of the Egyptians. A trephine is a small surgical instrument used to burr a hole into the skull to access the intracranial structures.

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Title

Spectacles

Description

Spectacles in leather-covered case.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/210.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Cardboard, glass, leather, metal.

Description

Spectacles in leather-covered case.

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Title

Reid's Vaginal Speculum

Description

Metal vaginal speculum, originally designed by Dr W.L.Reid.

Creator

W.L.Reid

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/177.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

15.8 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal vaginal speculum, originally designed by Dr W.L.Reid.

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Title

3D Scan of Singer Surgical Needles

Description

3D scan of Cardboard box containing size 16 Singer surgical needles with round taper point.

Description

3D scan of Cardboard box containing size 16 Singer surgical needles with round taper point.

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Title

Brewer's Vaginal Speculum

Description

Brewer's vaginal speculum for use in a cervical smear test.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/3.53

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 11.9 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Brewer's vaginal speculum for use in a cervical smear test.

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Title

Ayre's spatula

Description

Group of Ayre's spatulas for cervical smear test.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2000/3.60

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.7 cm

Materials

Wood

Description

Group of Ayre's spatulas for cervical smear test.

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Title

Patient Record Cards

Description

Patient record cards for gynaecological cytology department, probably used to record the results of cervical smear tests.

Creator

Western Regional Hospital Board

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2000/3.61

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Paper

Description

Patient record cards for gynaecological cytology department, probably used to record the results of cervical smear tests.

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Title

Disposable Examination Gloves

Description

Disposable examination gloves, in paper packet.

Creator

Ethicon Inc

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2000/3.57

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17 cm

Materials

Paper

Description

Disposable examination gloves, in paper packet.

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Title

Mayo-Ochsner's Artery Forceps

Description

Mayo-Ochsner's artery forceps, stainless steel.

Creator

Medical Supply Association Ltd

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2000/3.56

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 20 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Mayo-Ochsner's artery forceps, stainless steel.

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Title

Singer Surgical Needles

Description

Cardboard box containing size 16 Singer surgical needles with round taper point.

Creator

Singer Corporation

Date

c. 1950

Identifier

2005/10.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6.7 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm

Materials

Metal, card.

Description

Cardboard box containing size 16 Singer surgical needles with round taper point.

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Title

Singer Surgical Needles

Description

Cardboard box containing size 25 Singer surgical needles with taper stub point.

Creator

Singer Corporation

Date

c. 1950

Identifier

2005/10.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

9.8 x 2.9 x 4.7 cm

Materials

Metal, card.

Description

Cardboard box containing size 25 Singer surgical needles with taper stub point.

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Title

Singer Surgical Needles

Description

Cardboard box containing size 23 Singer surgical needles with round taper point.

Creator

Singer Corporation

Date

c. 1950

Identifier

2005/10.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

9.8 x 2.9 x 4.7 cm

Materials

Metal, card.

Description

Cardboard box containing size 23 Singer surgical needles with round taper point.

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Title

3D Scan of Hammer from Macewen's Theatre

Description

3D scan of a wooden surgical mallet used in the surgical ward of Sir William Macewen.

Description

3D scan of a wooden surgical mallet used in the surgical ward of Sir William Macewen.

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Title

Bronze bust of Mr Ian Alexander McGregor

Description

Bust of Mr Ian A. McGregor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1984–1986).

Creator

Archie Forrest

Date

c. 1986

Identifier

2018/1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

20 x 40 x 30 cm.

Materials

Bronze

Description

Bust of Mr Ian A. McGregor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1984–1986).

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Title

Scan of Ian McGregor Bust

Description

This is a scan of a bronze bust of Mr Ian McGregor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1984–1986).

Description

This is a scan of a bronze bust of Mr Ian McGregor, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1984–1986).

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Title

Monocular Microscope

Description

Microscope by R&J Beck of London in wooden box with several accessories.

Richard and Joseph Beck were the nephews of Joseph Jackson Lister, an opticist and physicist, and the father of Sir Joseph Lister.

Creator

R & J Beck

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Publisher

2015/2.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Brass, Glass, Black Metal

Description

Microscope by R&J Beck of London in wooden box with several accessories.

Richard and Joseph Beck were the nephews of Joseph Jackson Lister, an opticist and physicist, and the father of Sir Joseph Lister.

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Title

Introduction to Phrenology

Description

As part of our 2019-2020 exhibition, "Great Minds: The Brain in Medicine, Surgery and Psychiatry", we delve into the world of phrenology. Phrenology was very popular in Scotland during the early 19th century, but eventually lost followers due to its lack of scientific evidence.

Description

As part of our 2019-2020 exhibition, "Great Minds: The Brain in Medicine, Surgery and Psychiatry", we delve into the world of phrenology. Phrenology was very popular in Scotland during the early 19th century, but eventually lost followers due to its lack of scientific evidence.

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Scan of Queen Victoria Swaging Composition

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This scan is of a disc of extra hard swaging composition in the form of a Queen Victoria Commemoration Medallion.

Description

This scan is of a disc of extra hard swaging composition in the form of a Queen Victoria Commemoration Medallion.

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Hypodermic Needles

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Hypodermic needles for use in a Raison or similar syringe. Size number 17 (7/8). Also included: 1 vial alloy compressible washer and 1 vial brass compressible washer.

Creator

Winbury

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/78

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Materials

Card, metal

Description

Hypodermic needles for use in a Raison or similar syringe. Size number 17 (7/8). Also included: 1 vial alloy compressible washer and 1 vial brass compressible washer.

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Lint

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Box of finest lint, used for the administration of ether anaesthesia until the 1950s. Ether was dropped onto lint over an open mask.

Creator

Glasgow Apothecary Hall

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

HD/1234

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Materials

Card, lint

Description

Box of finest lint, used for the administration of ether anaesthesia until the 1950s. Ether was dropped onto lint over an open mask.

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Novoconephrin Anaesthetic Solution

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1.5 % Novoconephrine anaesthetic with adrenalin (3 x 2cc ampules) used for injections.

Creator

Dr Thile & Co, Mainz.

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/80

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Materials

Glass, card

Description

1.5 % Novoconephrine anaesthetic with adrenalin (3 x 2cc ampules) used for injections.

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Scan of Carl Browning Bust

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Scan of plaster bust of Professor Carl Browning, who was holder of the Chair of Bacteriology at the University of Glasgow from 1919-1951.

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Scan of plaster bust of Professor Carl Browning, who was holder of the Chair of Bacteriology at the University of Glasgow from 1919-1951.

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Pure Gold Cylinders

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Glass tube with cork seal, containing cohesive, pure gold cylinders. Size 1/4, weight 1/20 ounce.

Creator

Morgan Hastings & Co.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

HD/1190

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Materials

Card, glass

Description

Glass tube with cork seal, containing cohesive, pure gold cylinders. Size 1/4, weight 1/20 ounce.

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Amyl Nitrate

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Tin containing glass 2 capsules of amyl nitrate, encased in silk and cotton wool. Label includes instructions on how to break the glass and inhale.

Creator

W. Martindale

Date

c. unknown

Identifier

HD/1232

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Materials

Glass, tin

Description

Tin containing glass 2 capsules of amyl nitrate, encased in silk and cotton wool. Label includes instructions on how to break the glass and inhale.

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Dexterous Polishing Strips

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Assorted cuttle fish grit on linen polishing strips, used for polishing restorations.

Creator

Dental Manufacturing Co. Ltd.; 1874-1968; Dental manufacturers

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/54

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cuttle fish grit

Description

Assorted cuttle fish grit on linen polishing strips, used for polishing restorations.

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Brass Medical Syringe

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Syringe with stop cock and 3 needles (largest needle is sharpened). Needles and stop cock fit by means of a friction sleeve. Used for injections.

Date

c. 1800

Identifier

HD/65

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Brass

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Syringe with stop cock and 3 needles (largest needle is sharpened). Needles and stop cock fit by means of a friction sleeve. Used for injections.

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Scan of Dental Rubber Box

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3D scan of cardboard box with advertisement for dental rubber. The box actually contains packets of dental burs, but originally contained dental rubber.

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3D scan of cardboard box with advertisement for dental rubber. The box actually contains packets of dental burs, but originally contained dental rubber.

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Dental Burs

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Box containing assorted samples of dental burs. Makers included C. Ash, De Trey, Dental Mfg. Co. Ltd and Alston.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.; 1820-1924; Dental manufacturers
C. de Trey and Co.; 1899-1923; Suppliers of dental equipment and appliances
Dental Manufacturing Co. Ltd.; 1874-1968; Dental manufacturers
Alston

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

HD/1205

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Materials

Metal, card

Description

Box containing assorted samples of dental burs. Makers included C. Ash, De Trey, Dental Mfg. Co. Ltd and Alston.

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Mouth Pack

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Flexible rubber mouth pack with gauze and instruction leaflet, used in general anaesthesia.

Creator

Hill Bros. (Hull) Ltd.

Date

c. 1930

Identifier

2005/8.870

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Materials

Rubber, cardboard

Description

Flexible rubber mouth pack with gauze and instruction leaflet, used in general anaesthesia.

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Mouth Props

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Mouth props: 2 small and 1 large used in the process of administering general anaesthesia.

Creator

McKesson; 1833-; Pharmaceutical manufacturer

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

2005/8.865

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Materials

Metal

Description

Mouth props: 2 small and 1 large used in the process of administering general anaesthesia.

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WAIS Puzzle Game

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This puzzle game is based on the block design activity used in the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS). The challenge is to create the patterns by positioning the blocks in a specific position and rotation.

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Dental Elevator

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Carved adjustable elevator with ivory riveted to metal handle.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2004/8.96

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Physical Dimensions

150 mm length

Materials

Metal and ebony

Description

Carved adjustable elevator with ivory riveted to metal handle.

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Hydrogen Peroxide

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An empty, 4 oz glass bottle used to contain hydrogen-peroxide. Described on the label as non-poisonous, harmless, unsurpasseed in its purity, strength and keeping properties.

Creator

Parke, Davis & Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1800-1900s

Identifier

2005/8.1264

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Materials

Glass

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An empty, 4 oz glass bottle used to contain hydrogen-peroxide. Described on the label as non-poisonous, harmless, unsurpasseed in its purity, strength and keeping properties.

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Glass Bottle of Methylated Spirit

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Empty glass bottle complete with stopper used to hold methylated spirit.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2005/8.1239

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Materials

Glass

Description

Empty glass bottle complete with stopper used to hold methylated spirit.

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Dental Elevator

Description

Backward curved dental elevator with ebony handle.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2004/8.92

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Physical Dimensions

178 mm length

Materials

Metal and ebony

Description

Backward curved dental elevator with ebony handle.

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Head Sections Animation

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The 'Atlas of head sections' consists of 53 engraved copperplates of frozen sections of the head. Every sectiopn was cut by William Macewen, a pioneering neurosurgeon during the 19th and 20th centuries. Together with his 'Pyogenic infective diseases of the brain and spinal cord', the 'Atlas of head sections' helped establish Macewen's international reputation as a leader in the field.

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The 'Atlas of head sections' consists of 53 engraved copperplates of frozen sections of the head. Every sectiopn was cut by William Macewen, a pioneering neurosurgeon during the 19th and 20th centuries. Together with his 'Pyogenic infective diseases of the brain and spinal cord', the 'Atlas of head sections' helped establish Macewen's international reputation as a leader in the field.

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Biphasic Stimulator Animation

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James Sloan Mutrie Robertson is one of the unsung heroes of neurosurgery. He trained with Wilder Penfield in Montreal, and was one of the first modern neurosurgeons in the UK.

This biphasic stimulator was created by Sloan Robertson to determine the boundaries of brain lesions through electrical impulses.

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James Sloan Mutrie Robertson is one of the unsung heroes of neurosurgery. He trained with Wilder Penfield in Montreal, and was one of the first modern neurosurgeons in the UK.

This biphasic stimulator was created by Sloan Robertson to determine the boundaries of brain lesions through electrical impulses.

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Great Minds Exhibition Overview

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This animation highlights different aspects of the 2019-2020 museum exhibition at the College, "Great Minds: The Brain in Medicine, Surgery and Psychiatry".

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Circle of Willis Animation

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This animation gives insight into the circle of Willis, a key anatomical structure at the base of the brain named after English doctor, Thomas Willis.

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Scan of GRI Gavel Casket

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This 3D scan depicts a wooden gavel casket in our collection, made from timber that was once in the Lister Ward at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

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This 3D scan depicts a wooden gavel casket in our collection, made from timber that was once in the Lister Ward at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

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Asher Asher Medal in Laryngology and Rhinology

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Medal in presentation case, awarded to John S.F. Hutchison in 1942.
Obverse: Globe within laurel wreath, with ship above and arms of Glasgow University below
Reverse: View of entrance to Old College on High Street

Creator

Alexander Scott Ltd., Jewellers & Silversmiths

Date

c. 1942

Identifier

2018/20

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Physical Dimensions

Case = 7.5 x 7.5 x 2 cm

Description

Medal in presentation case, awarded to John S.F. Hutchison in 1942.
Obverse: Globe within laurel wreath, with ship above and arms of Glasgow University below
Reverse: View of entrance to Old College on High Street

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3D Scan of Scarificator

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This scan is of a scarificator dating from the 1800s. A scarificator is an instrument used to make several incisions into the skin simultaneously in order to bleed a patient.

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This scan is of a scarificator dating from the 1800s. A scarificator is an instrument used to make several incisions into the skin simultaneously in order to bleed a patient.

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Scan of Ophthalmic Instrument Set

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3D scan of ophthalmic instrument set from 1825.

Description

Ophthalmic Instrument Set by RCPSG Heritage on Sketchfab

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Spectacle Box

Description

cardboard box for recumbent spectacles.

Creator

John Trotter Ltd.; 1867-2014; Optician and instrument maker

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2003/280.6

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 16.3 cm

Materials

Cardboard

Description

cardboard box for recumbent spectacles.

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Ophthalmic Instrument Set

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Set of ophthalmic instruments. Wooden box contains two spuds, two lens hooks and two capsulotomes knives.

Date

c. 1825

Identifier

2003/280.2

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 15.4 cm

Materials

Ebony, metal, wood, velvet

Description

Set of ophthalmic instruments. Wooden box contains two spuds, two lens hooks and two capsulotomes knives.

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College Seal Stamp

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This is the current press used to put the College seal on diplomas and certificates. It was manufactured by Patrick Ritchie of Edinburgh, whose patent presses are still in existence.

Creator

Patrick Ritchie

Date

c. 1800s

Description

This is the current press used to put the College seal on diplomas and certificates. It was manufactured by Patrick Ritchie of Edinburgh, whose patent presses are still in existence.

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Large Missile Lodged in Face

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Case of an unexploded cannon shell lodged in the face of a WW2 patient. The shell was discovered after an X-ray of the head was taken, and was removed by Professor Thomas Gibson, a former president of the RCPSG.

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Case of an unexploded cannon shell lodged in the face of a WW2 patient. The shell was discovered after an X-ray of the head was taken, and was removed by Professor Thomas Gibson, a former president of the RCPSG.

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Scan of Dental Impression

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Scan of a dental impression of an incomplete set of upper teeth.

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Scan of a dental impression of an incomplete set of upper teeth.

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Letter and Coin

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A short memo about a patient who wished to exchange a Silver Jubilee Coin from 1977, to cover the cost of dental treatment that had been received.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

HD/1137

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Materials

Card, Silver

Description

A short memo about a patient who wished to exchange a Silver Jubilee Coin from 1977, to cover the cost of dental treatment that had been received.

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Dental Impression

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Dental impression of an incomplete set of upper teeth.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

HD/1148

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Materials

Plaster

Description

Dental impression of an incomplete set of upper teeth.

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Dental Impression

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Dental impression of an incomplete set of upper teeth.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

HD/1147

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Materials

Plaster

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Dental impression of an incomplete set of upper teeth.

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Ultrasonic Echo-Sounding (Sonar)

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This video was created by Ian Donald to demonstrate the clinical uses of ultrasound. Ian Donald was a British obstetrician who helped to pioneer the use of ultrasound in a clinical context. Along with Glasgow-born engineer, Tom Brown, the two were able to develop the first clinical ultrasound machine in 1956. This pioneering work was accomplished at the Glasgow Western Infirmary.

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This video was created by Ian Donald to demonstrate the clinical uses of ultrasound. Ian Donald was a British obstetrician who helped to pioneer the use of ultrasound in a clinical context. Along with Glasgow-born engineer, Tom Brown, the two were able to develop the first clinical ultrasound machine in 1956. This pioneering work was accomplished at the Glasgow Western Infirmary.

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Scan of Model of Bridge Work

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Model of fixed and removable bridge work made for the 1914 Dental Congress in Paris.

Date

c. 1914

Description

Model of fixed and removable bridge work made for the 1914 Dental Congress in Paris.

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Porcelain Enamels

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8 x 1/4 oz bottles of assorted shades of enamel used to shade porcelain teeth, complete with mixing oil, spatula and brushes.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/816

Description

8 x 1/4 oz bottles of assorted shades of enamel used to shade porcelain teeth, complete with mixing oil, spatula and brushes.

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Fusing Porcelain Powders

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2 boxes of low and high fusing porcelains, complete with brushes, tweezers and spatulas for colouring crown and bridgework.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/813

Description

2 boxes of low and high fusing porcelains, complete with brushes, tweezers and spatulas for colouring crown and bridgework.

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Scan of Peter Lowe's Glove

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The aboive scan is of the left-hand glove that is believed to have belonged to Maister Peter Lowe, the founder of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

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The aboive scan is of the left-hand glove that is believed to have belonged to Maister Peter Lowe, the founder of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

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Scan of Portrait of Sir Charles Illingworth

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This scan is of a portrait of Sir Charles Illingworth, a gastroenterologist who was President of the RCPSG from 1962-1964.
The portrait is hanging in the College Hall of the RCPSG.

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This scan is of a portrait of Sir Charles Illingworth, a gastroenterologist who was President of the RCPSG from 1962-1964.
The portrait is hanging in the College Hall of the RCPSG.

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Dental Portraits Virtual Museum

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This virtual museum displays the portraits of those that have held the positions of Dental Vice President, Dental Dean, and Dental Convenor at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Use the mosue to change the camera direction and use the arrow keys to walk around the room!

Description

This virtual museum displays the portraits of those that have held the positions of Dental Vice President, Dental Dean, and Dental Convenor at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Use the mosue to change the camera direction and use the arrow keys to walk around the room!

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Scan of Portrait of William Spang

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Shown here is a portrait of William Spang, an apothecary and one of the College founders.

This portrait is held within the College Hall of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, hanging next to two of the other College founders, Peter Lowe and Robert Hamilton. Lowe was a surgeon and Hamilton was a physician. Thus, since its beginnings in 1599, the College has been the only multidisciplinary postgraduate medical institution in the UK.

Description

Shown here is a portrait of William Spang, an apothecary and one of the College founders.

This portrait is held within the College Hall of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, hanging next to two of the other College founders, Peter Lowe and Robert Hamilton. Lowe was a surgeon and Hamilton was a physician. Thus, since its beginnings in 1599, the College has been the only multidisciplinary postgraduate medical institution in the UK.

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Scan of Portrait of Alexander Duncan

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Half-length portrait of Alexander Duncan wearing a black coat and holding a book. He was the College’s librarian from 1865-1921. This portrait was painted by Joseph Henderson.

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Half-length portrait of Alexander Duncan wearing a black coat and holding a book. He was the College’s librarian from 1865-1921. This portrait was painted by Joseph Henderson.

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Scan of College Council Portrait

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This scan is of a portrait on display outside of the Lock Room in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. It depicts the College Council of 1999 having a meeting in the College Hall.

It was painted by Alan Sutherland.

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Description

This scan is of a portrait on display outside of the Lock Room in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. It depicts the College Council of 1999 having a meeting in the College Hall.

It was painted by Alan Sutherland.

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Vesalius Woodcut Model

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This 3D model is an interactive version of a woodcut illustration from Andreas Vesalius' publication, "De Humani Corporis Fabrica".

Published in 1543, this set of anatomical books was the first in history to be based on human dissection and observation. While studying in Padua, Vesalius began to notice the errors in anatomical teaching, which were based on the writings of Galen, a Greek physician and surgeon. Galen's works and teachings were based on animal dissections as human dissections were banned in Ancient Rome. Hence, Vesalius took it upon himself to publish a series of anatomical textbooks based on accurate human dissection.

Description

This 3D model is an interactive version of a woodcut illustration from Andreas Vesalius' publication, "De Humani Corporis Fabrica".

Published in 1543, this set of anatomical books was the first in history to be based on human dissection and observation. While studying in Padua, Vesalius began to notice the errors in anatomical teaching, which were based on the writings of Galen, a Greek physician and surgeon. Galen's works and teachings were based on animal dissections as human dissections were banned in Ancient Rome. Hence, Vesalius took it upon himself to publish a series of anatomical textbooks based on accurate human dissection.

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Barbara Watson Model

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This 3D model is a representation of the first patient to survive the removal of a brain tumour, Barbara Watson. She was operated on by William Macewen in 1879 and survived the operation. This was the first successful brain tumour removal in history.

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This 3D model is a representation of the first patient to survive the removal of a brain tumour, Barbara Watson. She was operated on by William Macewen in 1879 and survived the operation. This was the first successful brain tumour removal in history.

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Fight the Germs Game

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This game is a spin of an old classic. Inspired by the discovery of antisepsis by Joseph Lister in Glasgow, this game was created for the 150th anniversary event, Listermania.

Listermania (2018) was a celebration of Joseph Lister's pioneering work on antisepsis in Glasgow.

Description

This game is a spin of an old classic. Inspired by the discovery of antisepsis by Joseph Lister in Glasgow, this game was created for the 150th anniversary event, Listermania.

Listermania (2018) was a celebration of Joseph Lister's pioneering work on antisepsis in Glasgow.

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Portrait of J.C. MacDougall

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Portrait of J.C. MacDougall, Dental Convenor 1967-69. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 1969

Identifier

2017/16

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of J.C. MacDougall, Dental Convenor 1967-69. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of J.A. Russell

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Portrait of J.A. Russell, Dental Convenor 1969-72. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 1972

Identifier

2017/17

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of J.A. Russell, Dental Convenor 1969-72. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of T.C. White

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Portrait of T.C. White, Dental Convenor 1972-74. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 1974

Identifier

2017/18

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of T.C. White, Dental Convenor 1972-74. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of J. Ireland

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Portrait of J. Ireland, Dental Convenor 1974-77. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 1977

Identifier

2017/19

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of J. Ireland, Dental Convenor 1974-77. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of D.K. Mason

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Portrait of D.K. Mason, Dental Convenor 1977-80. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 1980

Identifier

2017/20

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of D.K. Mason, Dental Convenor 1977-80. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of A.F. Carmichael

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Portrait of A.F. Carmichael, Dental Convenor 1980-83. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 1983

Identifier

2017/21

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of A.F. Carmichael, Dental Convenor 1980-83. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of A. Cockburn

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Portrait of A. Cockburn, Dental Convenor 1983-86. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 1986

Identifier

2017/22

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of A. Cockburn, Dental Convenor 1983-86. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of H.D. Campbell

Description

Portrait of H.D. Campbell, Dental Convenor 1986-89. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 1989

Identifier

2017/23

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of H.D. Campbell, Dental Convenor 1986-89. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of D.A. McGowan

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Portrait of D.A. McGowan, Dental Dean 1989-92. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 1992

Identifier

2017/24

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of D.A. McGowan, Dental Dean 1989-92. Framed photographic, b&w, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of K.F. Moos

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Portrait of K.F. Moos, Dental Dean 1992-95. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 1995

Identifier

2017/25

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of K.F. Moos, Dental Dean 1992-95. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of I.B. Watson

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Portrait of I.B. Watson, Dental Dean 1995-98. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 1998

Identifier

2017/26

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of I.B. Watson, Dental Dean 1995-98. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of R. Reed

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Portrait of R. Reed, Dental Dean 1998-2001. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 2001

Identifier

2017/27

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of R. Reed, Dental Dean 1998-2001. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of D. MacDonald

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Portrait of D. MacDonald, Vice President Dental 2001-04. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 2004

Identifier

2017/28

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Physical Dimensions

23 x 32 cm.

Description

Portrait of D. MacDonald, Vice President Dental 2001-04. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of W.M.M. Jenkins

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Portrait of W.M.M. Jenkins, Vice President Dental 2004-07. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 2007

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2017/29

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23 x 32 cm.

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Portrait of W.M.M. Jenkins, Vice President Dental 2004-07. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

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Portrait of M.A.O. Lewis

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Portrait of M.A.O. Lewis, Vice President Dental 2007-10. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait..

Date

c. 2007-2010

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2017/30

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23 x 32 cm.

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Portrait of M.A.O. Lewis, Vice President Dental 2007-10. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait..

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Portrait of Alyson P.M. Wray

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Portrait of Alyson P.M. Wray, Vice President Dental 2010-13. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

Date

c. 2010-2013

Identifier

2017/31

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23 x 32 cm.

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Portrait of Alyson P.M. Wray, Vice President Dental 2010-13. Framed photographic, colour, head and shoulders portrait.

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Vesalius Anatomy Puzzle

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Test your knowledge of the organs of the body in this interactive puzzle game!

Andreas Vesalius is considered the "Father of Modern Anatomy" due to his famous publication De Humani Corporis Fabrica in the 16th century. This was the first anatomy textbook in history to be based on human dissection and observation.

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Test your knowledge of the organs of the body in this interactive puzzle game!

Andreas Vesalius is considered the "Father of Modern Anatomy" due to his famous publication De Humani Corporis Fabrica in the 16th century. This was the first anatomy textbook in history to be based on human dissection and observation.


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William Macewen Police Surgery Map

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This interactive map was created in order to visualise some of the cases attended to by William Macewen during his time as a police surgeon in Glasgow.

The cases were documented in several local newspapers of the late 19th century, and Macewen collected several clippings of articles in which he was mentioned. These clippings are found in one of Macewen's scrapbooks, which is now held in the College's archive collection.

In this map you are able to read excerpts of the cases from different newspapers. Learn about a stabbing case in Ropework Lane, a suspicious death in the Old Wynd, and rotten fish being sold on the High Street!

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This interactive map was created in order to visualise some of the cases attended to by William Macewen during his time as a police surgeon in Glasgow.

The cases were documented in several local newspapers of the late 19th century, and Macewen collected several clippings of articles in which he was mentioned. These clippings are found in one of Macewen's scrapbooks, which is now held in the College's archive collection.

In this map you are able to read excerpts of the cases from different newspapers. Learn about a stabbing case in Ropework Lane, a suspicious death in the Old Wynd, and rotten fish being sold on the High Street!

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Scan of GRI Mallet

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Oak Mallet with silver thistle decorative band round middle and inscription and hallmarked silver on top of base. Presented by Professor Morgan on the occasion of College's AGM of 1st December 2003. In red presentation box with purple lining.

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Oak Mallet with silver thistle decorative band round middle and inscription and hallmarked silver on top of base. Presented by Professor Morgan on the occasion of College's AGM of 1st December 2003. In red presentation box with purple lining.

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Dentu Creme & Dr. Wernet's Powder

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Box containing 6 sample packets of Dentu-Creme (used for cleaning false teeth) and Dr. Wernet's Powder (used for holding dental plates firmly in place). Also included is a business reply card for ordering further samples.

Creator

Messrs. Fassett & Johnson Ltd.

Date

c. unknown

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HD/1191

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Card, tin

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Box containing 6 sample packets of Dentu-Creme (used for cleaning false teeth) and Dr. Wernet's Powder (used for holding dental plates firmly in place). Also included is a business reply card for ordering further samples.

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Dental Rubber

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Box of Unitas high quality, very light pink dental rubber.

Creator

UNITAS

Date

c. unknown

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HD/1202

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Card, rubber

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Box of Unitas high quality, very light pink dental rubber.

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Nitrate of Amyl Capsules

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Tin of amyl nitrate capsules, including user instructions on the label.

Creator

Allen & Hanburys Ltd.

Date

c. unknown

Identifier

HD/1120

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Materials

Metal, glass

Description

Tin of amyl nitrate capsules, including user instructions on the label.

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Amyl Nitrate

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Metal tin containing glass capsules of amyl nitrate for inhaling.

Creator

Burgoyne, Burbridges & Co. Ltd

Date

c. unknown

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HD/1106

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Metal, glass.

Description

Metal tin containing glass capsules of amyl nitrate for inhaling.

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Aromatic Ammonia

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A small tin containing 2 ampoules of Vaporole (aromatic ammonia). Instuctions for use as a smelling salt are detailed on the label.

Creator

Burroughs, Wellcome & Co

Date

c. 1880-1942

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HD/1107

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Glass, tin.

Description

A small tin containing 2 ampoules of Vaporole (aromatic ammonia). Instuctions for use as a smelling salt are detailed on the label.

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Lathe Attachment Scan

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3D scan of lathe attachment, which was potentially used for spring making in dentistry.

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3D scan of lathe attachment, which was potentially used for spring making in dentistry.


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Lancet Case Scan

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This lancet case made of silver, and has the initials "JCH" inscribed on the front.

Lancets are essentially very small scalpels used to take blood samples. Today they are disposable and used once per patient. However, the lancets that would have been held in this case would have been used several times, being sterilised between each use.

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This lancet case made of silver, and has the initials "JCH" inscribed on the front.

Lancets are essentially very small scalpels used to take blood samples. Today they are disposable and used once per patient. However, the lancets that would have been held in this case would have been used several times, being sterilised between each use.

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Investing Material

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Investment compound for use in porcelain fusing furnaces in the production of gum sections, crowns and bridges.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1820-1924

Identifier

2005/8.1031

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Materials

Metal

Description

Investment compound for use in porcelain fusing furnaces in the production of gum sections, crowns and bridges.

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Fleck's Red Copper Cement

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Bottle of powder used to make germicidal cement to line deep cavities and for cementing crown and bridge work for children's teeth.

Creator

Mizzy Inc.

Date

c.1900

Identifier

2005/8.731

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Materials

Glass, card

Description

Bottle of powder used to make germicidal cement to line deep cavities and for cementing crown and bridge work for children's teeth.

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Achatit

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Bottle of yellow, fibre glass, filling material for anterior teeth (1/2oz).

Creator

Vivadent

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

2005/8.749

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Materials

Glass, cardboard

Description

Bottle of yellow, fibre glass, filling material for anterior teeth (1/2oz).

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Vapo-Cresolene Spirit Lamp Box

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There are several examples from history of medical instruments that claimed to cure a plethora of ailments. One such instrument was the Vapo-Cresolene Spirit Lamp. To treat a variety of respiratory disorders, including asthma and bronchitis, one would light the lamp filled with kerosene and place it under the vaporiser cup. The cup would then be filled with cresolene, which would gradually be vaporised into the surrounding atmosphere. Many lamps were sold and can often be found as ornamental pieces in homes.

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There are several examples from history of medical instruments that claimed to cure a plethora of ailments. One such instrument was the Vapo-Cresolene Spirit Lamp. To treat a variety of respiratory disorders, including asthma and bronchitis, one would light the lamp filled with kerosene and place it under the vaporiser cup. The cup would then be filled with cresolene, which would gradually be vaporised into the surrounding atmosphere. Many lamps were sold and can often be found as ornamental pieces in homes.

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Vesalius Muscle Man

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When Andreas Vesalius studied medicine in the 1530s, knowledge of human anatomy was based on the ancient teachings of Galen, who had only dissected animals. Vesalius taught himself human cadaveric dissection, and began to doubt Galen’s authority. When Professor of Anatomy at Padua, he prepared his famous work De Humani Corporis Fabrica. This work revolutionised medical science by challenging long-held tradition, and by its use of amazing woodcut illustrations. From now on students of medicine and surgery could study more accurate visualisations of the human body, drawn from observation and scientific investigation.

The iconic series of fourteen ‘muscle men’ in the ‘Fabrica’ shows the human body in various states of dissection. The figures are depicted in the Euganean Hills near Padua, where Vesalius was Professor of Anatomy.

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Vesalius Muscle Man by RCPSG Heritage on Sketchfab

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Xrays in Glasgow

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In 1896, John Macintyre set up the first radiology department in the world at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Only months before had x-radiation been discovered by Wilhelm Roentgen. At this time, Macintyre was employed by Glasgow Royal infirmary as their Medical Electrician and he very quickly grasped the significance of the discovery – In March 1896, only a few months after the discovery of x-rays, Macintyre obtained permission from the hospital managers to establish an x-ray laboratory, creating the first x-ray unit in the world to provide a service to patients.

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In 1896, John Macintyre set up the first radiology department in the world at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Only months before had x-radiation been discovered by Wilhelm Roentgen. At this time, Macintyre was employed by Glasgow Royal infirmary as their Medical Electrician and he very quickly grasped the significance of the discovery – In March 1896, only a few months after the discovery of x-rays, Macintyre obtained permission from the hospital managers to establish an x-ray laboratory, creating the first x-ray unit in the world to provide a service to patients.

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Panoramic Video of College Hall

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This panoramic video allows you to look around the College Hall, which was constructed and designed by architect John James Burnett in 1892.

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Livingstone's Humerus Fracture

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A Fellow of the Royal College, David Livingstone was a medical missionary in Southern Africa during the 1800s. He was notoriously attacked by a lion and the mysterious anatomy of his fractured arm still puzzles people today!

In this animation we compare the anatomy of a regular humerus to that of Livingstone's after it healed.

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A Fellow of the Royal College, David Livingstone was a medical missionary in Southern Africa during the 1800s. He was notoriously attacked by a lion and the mysterious anatomy of his fractured arm still puzzles people today!

In this animation we compare the anatomy of a regular humerus to that of Livingstone's after it healed.

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Animation on Lister's Carbolic Spray

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In 1897, Joseph Lister published his ground-breaking article “Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery” in the medical journal, The Lancet. This article presented Lister's initial cases where he used what would become his principle of antisepsis. It was in the Glasgow Royal Infirmary that Lister first started using carbolic as an antiseptic, heralding the beginnings of a surgical revolution.

The carbolic spray, however, was mainly employed during Lister's time as a surgeon in Edinburgh. As well as sterilising wounds, Lister aimed to sterilise the surgical environment. Hence, an operator would pump carbolic spray around the operating theatre to eradicate any germs. Unfortunately, this had detrimental effects on practitioners since they were inhaling highly concentrated carbolic acid.

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In 1897, Joseph Lister published his ground-breaking article “Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery” in the medical journal, The Lancet. This article presented Lister's initial cases where he used what would become his principle of antisepsis. It was in the Glasgow Royal Infirmary that Lister first started using carbolic as an antiseptic, heralding the beginnings of a surgical revolution.

The carbolic spray, however, was mainly employed during Lister's time as a surgeon in Edinburgh. As well as sterilising wounds, Lister aimed to sterilise the surgical environment. Hence, an operator would pump carbolic spray around the operating theatre to eradicate any germs. Unfortunately, this had detrimental effects on practitioners since they were inhaling highly concentrated carbolic acid.

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Tooth Extraction with Dental Key

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Before the invention of the dental forceps in the 19th century, teeth were extracted using a variety of dental instruments. One such instrument was the "dental key", named as such due to its mechanism of use.

If a tooth was to be extracted, the dentist, (or barber surgeon), would take the tooth key and place the claw around the affected tooth. They would then turn the key as if trying to open a lock and extract the tooth. This technique was not particularly successful and would often lead to the crown of the tooth being cracked off, leaving the root still embedded in the jaw.

Thankfully, the regular use of the tooth key was phased out in the 19th century due to the introduction of the dental forceps.

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Before the invention of the dental forceps in the 19th century, teeth were extracted using a variety of dental instruments. One such instrument was the "dental key", named as such due to its mechanism of use.

If a tooth was to be extracted, the dentist, (or barber surgeon), would take the tooth key and place the claw around the affected tooth. They would then turn the key as if trying to open a lock and extract the tooth. This technique was not particularly successful and would often lead to the crown of the tooth being cracked off, leaving the root still embedded in the jaw.

Thankfully, the regular use of the tooth key was phased out in the 19th century due to the introduction of the dental forceps.

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Animation on Lung Penetration Case

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During his time as a police surgeon in Glasgow, William Macewen attended to several cases in the city centre. He collected any mentions of the cases from newspapers and put them together in a clippings book, which is held within the College's archive collection.

On 11th October, 1873, a young man had been stabbed in the back during an altercation. He had complaints of feeling breathless, as if something was tugging on his throat. When Macewen examined the wound, he found that the probe extended all the way into the pleural lining of the lungs.

At this point he came into contact with a shard of the knife that had been used to stab the young man. He successfully removed the knife segment and the patient survived.

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During his time as a police surgeon in Glasgow, William Macewen attended to several cases in the city centre. He collected any mentions of the cases from newspapers and put them together in a clippings book, which is held within the College's archive collection.

On 11th October, 1873, a young man had been stabbed in the back during an altercation. He had complaints of feeling breathless, as if something was tugging on his throat. When Macewen examined the wound, he found that the probe extended all the way into the pleural lining of the lungs.

At this point he came into contact with a shard of the knife that had been used to stab the young man. He successfully removed the knife segment and the patient survived.

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Animation on First Brain Tumour Removal

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In 1879, Barbara Watson came under the care of William Macewen, presenting with a large tumour over the left eye. Macewen tended to Miss Watson with his well-known skill and compassion, but little did he know that this case would become a world first in neurosurgery.

At this time, there were no methods of imaging the body non-invasively- Rontgen did not discover X-rays until 1895. Therefore, determining the dimensions of brain lesions relied on the practitioner's observations of the patient's symptoms alone. This would have required an in-depth knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the brain. Thankfully, Macewen was well-read on the current theories on the brain at that time. Miss Watson truly could not have asked for a better surgeon to help her.

Due to Miss Watson's frequent convulsions, Macewen suspected that the tumour above the left eye was in fact passing through the skull into the brain. Hence, he decided to cut into the mass and follow its trajectory. Upon investigation, it was discovered that the tumour did indeed pass through the skull and was putting pressure on the dura mater. Macewen successfully removed the tumour, under antiseptic conditions, and closed the wound. Miss Watson survived the operation and died some years later from kidney problems completely unrelated to this case.

This case became the first successful removal of a brain tumour in the world.

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In 1879, Barbara Watson came under the care of William Macewen, presenting with a large tumour over the left eye. Macewen tended to Miss Watson with his well-known skill and compassion, but little did he know that this case would become a world first in neurosurgery.

At this time, there were no methods of imaging the body non-invasively- Rontgen did not discover X-rays until 1895. Therefore, determining the dimensions of brain lesions relied on the practitioner's observations of the patient's symptoms alone. This would have required an in-depth knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the brain. Thankfully, Macewen was well-read on the current theories on the brain at that time. Miss Watson truly could not have asked for a better surgeon to help her.

Due to Miss Watson's frequent convulsions, Macewen suspected that the tumour above the left eye was in fact passing through the skull into the brain. Hence, he decided to cut into the mass and follow its trajectory. Upon investigation, it was discovered that the tumour did indeed pass through the skull and was putting pressure on the dura mater. Macewen successfully removed the tumour, under antiseptic conditions, and closed the wound. Miss Watson survived the operation and died some years later from kidney problems completely unrelated to this case.

This case became the first successful removal of a brain tumour in the world.

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Horsley's Bone Cutting Forceps

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Horsley's bone cutting forceps, stainless steel.

Date

c. 1960s

Identifier

2002/5.8

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Length: 22.7 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Horsley's bone cutting forceps, stainless steel.

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Bone Forceps

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Bone forceps, stainless steel.

Date

c. 1960s

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2002/5.5

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Length: 22 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Bone forceps, stainless steel.

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Portrait of Thomas Gibson PRCPSG 1976-1978

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Portrait of Thomas Gibson, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1976-1978).

Date

c. 1978

Identifier

62

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Materials

Colour photograph on canvas backing

Description

Portrait of Thomas Gibson, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1976-1978).

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3D Scan of 350th Anniversary gavel

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Presentation/ceremonial gavel commemorating the 350th anniversary of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Carved decorations featuring elements from the College coat of arms, including the opium poppy, open lancet, Lion Rampant, coat of arms of Glasgow, lamp, open book, serpent, and College motto. The terminal end of the handle is carved in a thistle decoration.

Date

c. 1949

Description

Presentation/ceremonial gavel commemorating the 350th anniversary of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Carved decorations featuring elements from the College coat of arms, including the opium poppy, open lancet, Lion Rampant, coat of arms of Glasgow, lamp, open book, serpent, and College motto. The terminal end of the handle is carved in a thistle decoration.

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3D Scan of Waterloo Femur

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Pictured here is a sample of the distal region of the femur found on the Fields of Waterloo, where the Battle of Waterloo took place on 18th June 1815.

Date

c. 1815

Description

Pictured here is a sample of the distal region of the femur found on the Fields of Waterloo, where the Battle of Waterloo took place on 18th June 1815.

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3D Model of Osteotome

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Displayed here is a 3D animated model showing the mechanism of an osteotome, a medical instrument designed by Sir William Macewen.

William Macewen was a surgeon in Glasgow during the late 19th century and early 20th century. He pioneered many clinical specialities, including orthopaedics. He designed his version of the osteotome in the 1870s, and wrote an in depth account of its design in his publication, "Osteotomy with an inquiry into the aetiology and pathology of knock-knee, bow-leg, and other osseous deformities of the lower limbs."

He explains:

"The osteotome is an instrument of the chisel order, bevelled on both sides, so as to resemble a very slender wedge...The osteotome is used only for making simple incisions, or wedge-shaped openings without removal of bone."

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William Macewen Osteotome by RCPSG Heritage on Sketchfab

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3D Scan of Woodcut

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This woodcut was designed by Wharton Jones and Richie Brown with the intention of including the illustration in a textbook on ophthalmology that William Mackenzie was developing.

William Mackenzie was a Scottish ophthalmologist and founder of the Glasgow Eye Infirmary in 1850. He studied medicine at the University of Glasgow, was a member of the RCPSG, and eventually held the chair of anatomy at the Anderson Medical School. Mackenzie was one of the leading ophthalmologists of his day, and his publication "Practical Treatise of the Diseases of the Eye" became a must-have textbook for all aspiring ophthalmologists.

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This woodcut was designed by Wharton Jones and Richie Brown with the intention of including the illustration in a textbook on ophthalmology that William Mackenzie was developing.

William Mackenzie was a Scottish ophthalmologist and founder of the Glasgow Eye Infirmary in 1850. He studied medicine at the University of Glasgow, was a member of the RCPSG, and eventually held the chair of anatomy at the Anderson Medical School. Mackenzie was one of the leading ophthalmologists of his day, and his publication "Practical Treatise of the Diseases of the Eye" became a must-have textbook for all aspiring ophthalmologists.

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3D Model of Cannon Shell Injury

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c. 1946

This unexploded cannon shell was extracted from the face of a patient by Professor Tom Gibson, a former president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The shell struck the soldier in the face, but caused little clinical disturbance.

Tom Gibson was born in Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, on 24 November 1915. He was educated at Paisley Grammar School and Glasgow University where he graduated MB, ChB in 1938. He worked in the Medical Research Council Burns Unit, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 1942-4. While at the Burns Unit he made an outstanding contribution to the understanding of the mechanism of homograft rejection. He was joined in Glasgow by Peter Medawar who had been working in Oxford on the same problem and their joint work “The fate of skin homografts in man”, was published in the Journal of Anatomy in 1943. The article is quoted in Morton’s Medical Bibliography as the work which placed the laws of transplantation on a firm scientific basis.

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c. 1946

This unexploded cannon shell was extracted from the face of a patient by Professor Tom Gibson, a former president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The shell struck the soldier in the face, but caused little clinical disturbance.

Tom Gibson was born in Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, on 24 November 1915. He was educated at Paisley Grammar School and Glasgow University where he graduated MB, ChB in 1938. He worked in the Medical Research Council Burns Unit, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 1942-4. While at the Burns Unit he made an outstanding contribution to the understanding of the mechanism of homograft rejection. He was joined in Glasgow by Peter Medawar who had been working in Oxford on the same problem and their joint work “The fate of skin homografts in man”, was published in the Journal of Anatomy in 1943. The article is quoted in Morton’s Medical Bibliography as the work which placed the laws of transplantation on a firm scientific basis.

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Animation on Arthur Henry Jacobs

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Known as "the father of urology in Glasgow", Arthur Jacobs helped to set up the first urology department in Scotland at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1950s.

Jacobs was one of the first practitioners in the UK to use intravenous pyelography to image the urinary system.

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Known as "the father of urology in Glasgow", Arthur Jacobs helped to set up the first urology department in Scotland at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1950s.

Jacobs was one of the first practitioners in the UK to use intravenous pyelography to image the urinary system.

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3D Scan of Postage Scales

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c. 1800s

Brass postage scales on a wooden base. Rates of postage inscribed on weighing platform. Circular spaces for 6 brass weights on base.

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c. 1800s

Brass postage scales on a wooden base. Rates of postage inscribed on weighing platform. Circular spaces for 6 brass weights on base.

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3D Scan of Wilson-Type Microscope

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c. 1800s

Simple pocket microscope with five lenses and metal-mounted slide.

Description

c. 1800s

Simple pocket microscope with five lenses and metal-mounted slide.

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3D Scan of Hunter Medal Cast

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c. 1849

Plaster cast of William Hunter Medal, awarded to any life science student at the University of Glasgow for distinction in their field.

William Hunter was born in East Kilbride in 1718, and was a famous physician of the 18th century. He studied medicine at the University of Glasgow and was taught by William Cullen, a former president of the RCPSG. He then moved to London for further training, eventually specialising in obstetrics. Hunter was one of the first male midwives in the UK, a practice which until then had been reserved for women only, and his publication "The Anatomy of the Gravid Uterus Exhibited in Figures" can be found within the College's library collection.

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c. 1849

Plaster cast of William Hunter Medal, awarded to any life science student at the University of Glasgow for distinction in their field.

William Hunter was born in East Kilbride in 1718, and was a famous physician of the 18th century. He studied medicine at the University of Glasgow and was taught by William Cullen, a former president of the RCPSG. He then moved to London for further training, eventually specialising in obstetrics. Hunter was one of the first male midwives in the UK, a practice which until then had been reserved for women only, and his publication "The Anatomy of the Gravid Uterus Exhibited in Figures" can be found within the College's library collection.

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3D Scan of Biphasic Stimulator

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c. 1960s

This bi-phasic stimulator was owned (and probably built) by the neurologist James Sloan Robertson. Although the exact purpose of the machine is unclear, it was most likely used during surgical treatment of patients suffering from epilepsy. An electrode would be attached to the machine, which would help the surgeon to locate a lesion for removal, and also ensure that an undamaged part of the brain was not about to be removed. The device is clearly handmade, and is most likely an early prototype or precursor to machines used in later deep brain recording techniques.

James Sloan Robertson was one of the first modern neurosurgeons in the UK. After graduating in medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1920, he worked as a surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He then trained in Canada for a year under renowned neurosurgeon, Wilder Penfield, at the Neurological Institute, Montreal.
During the Second World War, Robertson worked as a specialist in neurosurgery at the EMS Hospital in Killearn. He was one of the men behind the creation of the Institute of Neurological Sciences at Glasgow.

Description

c. 1960s

This bi-phasic stimulator was owned (and probably built) by the neurologist James Sloan Robertson. Although the exact purpose of the machine is unclear, it was most likely used during surgical treatment of patients suffering from epilepsy. An electrode would be attached to the machine, which would help the surgeon to locate a lesion for removal, and also ensure that an undamaged part of the brain was not about to be removed. The device is clearly handmade, and is most likely an early prototype or precursor to machines used in later deep brain recording techniques.

James Sloan Robertson was one of the first modern neurosurgeons in the UK. After graduating in medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1920, he worked as a surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He then trained in Canada for a year under renowned neurosurgeon, Wilder Penfield, at the Neurological Institute, Montreal.
During the Second World War, Robertson worked as a specialist in neurosurgery at the EMS Hospital in Killearn. He was one of the men behind the creation of the Institute of Neurological Sciences at Glasgow.

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3D Scan of Dog Collar

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c.1883

Dog collar that once belonged to Sankel of the Glasgow Eye Infirmary, part of the museum collection of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Sankel would go around the pubs of Glasgow and perform tricks to earn money for the Eye Infirmary.

Description

c.1883

Dog collar that once belonged to Sankel of the Glasgow Eye Infirmary, part of the museum collection of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Sankel would go around the pubs of Glasgow and perform tricks to earn money for the Eye Infirmary.

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Title

3D Scan of Examination Chair

Description

c. 1890

This chair for clinical examination and operative procedures was made by Mayer and Meltzer sometime in the 1890s. It was commissioned by Adam Brown Kelly (1866-1941), laryngologist at the Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow and was constructed to a design of the leading London laryngologist, Sir Morell Mackenzie. The high back with its adjustable head rest is at right angles to the seat, forcing the occupant to maintain a very upright posture.

There is only one armrest, on the left, and the seat’s central portion can rotate. All these features facilitate certain otolaryngological procedures. All examination was done using reflected light, the examiner looking down the centre of the beam created by a circular concave mirror via a central hole in the mirror. A lamp was placed slightly behind and to the left of the chair back, with the surgeon, seated, facing the patient.

The chair was later used by Adam Brown Kelly’s son, Derek, (d.2002) who was also an E.N.T. surgeon at the Victoria Infirmary.

Description

c. 1890

This chair for clinical examination and operative procedures was made by Mayer and Meltzer sometime in the 1890s. It was commissioned by Adam Brown Kelly (1866-1941), laryngologist at the Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow and was constructed to a design of the leading London laryngologist, Sir Morell Mackenzie. The high back with its adjustable head rest is at right angles to the seat, forcing the occupant to maintain a very upright posture.

There is only one armrest, on the left, and the seat’s central portion can rotate. All these features facilitate certain otolaryngological procedures. All examination was done using reflected light, the examiner looking down the centre of the beam created by a circular concave mirror via a central hole in the mirror. A lamp was placed slightly behind and to the left of the chair back, with the surgeon, seated, facing the patient.

The chair was later used by Adam Brown Kelly’s son, Derek, (d.2002) who was also an E.N.T. surgeon at the Victoria Infirmary.

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Title

3D Scan of Livingstone Humerus Cast

Description

Seen here is a 3D model of a replica cast of the left humerus of David Livingstone, the Scottish medical missionary. Livingstone fractured his humerus after a lion attacked him during a hunt.

Livingstone gave an account of this attack in his publication, "Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa: Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa ":

"...I saw the lion just in the act of springing upon me...he caught my shoulder as he sprang, and we both came to the ground below together. Growling horribly close to my ear, he shook me as a terrier dog does a rat...Besides crunching the bone into splinters, he left eleven teeth wounds on the upper part of my arm."



Description

Seen here is a 3D model of a replica cast of the left humerus of David Livingstone, the Scottish medical missionary. Livingstone fractured his humerus after a lion attacked him during a hunt.

Livingstone gave an account of this attack in his publication, "Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa: Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa ":

"...I saw the lion just in the act of springing upon me...he caught my shoulder as he sprang, and we both came to the ground below together. Growling horribly close to my ear, he shook me as a terrier dog does a rat...Besides crunching the bone into splinters, he left eleven teeth wounds on the upper part of my arm."




hd.38_china dish_2.jpg

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Title

Areca Tooth Paste Advertisement

Description

China dish advertising Areca Tooth Paste.

Creator

Hopkinsons

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

2005/8.38

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

China

Description

China dish advertising Areca Tooth Paste.

hd.29_dam clamp forceps_1.jpg

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Title

Rubber Dam Clamp Forceps

Description

Chrome plated metal forceps used to maintain a dry field.

Date

c. 1890

Identifier

2005/8.29

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Chrome plated metal forceps used to maintain a dry field.

hd.24_tongue forceps_2.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Tongue Forceps

Description

Chrome-plated metal with red rubber inserts for gripping. Ratchet grip on the handle, and No.3 stamped on the hinge.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

2005/8.24

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Steel, rubber.

Description

Chrome-plated metal with red rubber inserts for gripping. Ratchet grip on the handle, and No.3 stamped on the hinge.

hd.23_tongue forceps_1.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Tongue Forceps

Description

Chrome plated metal forceps. Serrated, broad blades with ratchet grips for gripping tissue. Separable at the hinge.

Creator

Med Supply, Sheffield.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2005/8.23

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Chrome plated metal forceps. Serrated, broad blades with ratchet grips for gripping tissue. Separable at the hinge.

hd.35_floss_2.jpg

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Title

Dental Floss

Description

12 yards of waxed floss silk, on a wooden reel in a cardboard box.

Creator

Amalgamated Dental Company Ltd

Date

c. 1930

Identifier

2005/8.35

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Silk

Description

12 yards of waxed floss silk, on a wooden reel in a cardboard box.

2003.76.12_sign_1.jpg

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Title

Fraser Reading Room Sign

Description

Sign, plastic with inscription "THE FRASER READING ROOM. THIS READING ROOM IS A GIFT FROM THE FRASER TRUST AND WAS OPENED BY HUGH FRASER 1ST MAY 1963."

Date

c. 1963

Identifier

2003/76.12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 45.6 cm

Materials

Plastic

Description

Sign, plastic with inscription "THE FRASER READING ROOM. THIS READING ROOM IS A GIFT FROM THE FRASER TRUST AND WAS OPENED BY HUGH FRASER 1ST MAY 1963."

2003.76.11_sign_2.jpg

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Title

Princess Alexandra Sign

Description

Sign, metal with inscription "THIS EXTENSION WAS OPENED BY H.R.H. PRINCESS ALEXANDRA ON 18TH MAY 1979."

Date

c. 1979

Identifier

2003/76.11

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 44.8 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Sign, metal with inscription "THIS EXTENSION WAS OPENED BY H.R.H. PRINCESS ALEXANDRA ON 18TH MAY 1979."

2003.76.10_sign_1.jpg

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Title

Maurice Bloch Lecture Theatre Sign

Description

Sign, granite with inscription "MAURICE BLOCH LECTURE THEATRE 1959."

Date

c. 1959

Identifier

2003/76.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 39.3 cm

Materials

Granite

Description

Sign, granite with inscription "MAURICE BLOCH LECTURE THEATRE 1959."

2003.76.9_sign_1.jpg

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Title

S.S.Oriana Sign

Description

Sign, metal with inscription "H.R.H. PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF KENT LAUNCHED S.S. ORIANA AT BARROW IN FURNESS 1959."

Date

c. 1959

Identifier

2003/76.9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 40.8 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Sign, metal with inscription "H.R.H. PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF KENT LAUNCHED S.S. ORIANA AT BARROW IN FURNESS 1959."

2003.76.8_sign_1.jpg

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Title

Princess Alexandra Portrait Sign

Description

Sign, metal with inscription, " H.R.H. PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF KENT, PAINTED FOR S.S. ORIANA BY JUDY CASSAB 1960."

Date

c. 1960s

Identifier

2003/76.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 40.8 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Sign, metal with inscription, " H.R.H. PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF KENT, PAINTED FOR S.S. ORIANA BY JUDY CASSAB 1960."

2003.76.7_sign_1.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Bloch Trust Sign

Description

Sign, metal and wood.

Date

c. 1959

Identifier

2003/76.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 41.2 cm

Materials

Metal, wood.

Description

Sign, metal and wood.

2001.4.6_endoscopic dissector_2.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Endoscopic Dissector

Description

Endoscopic dissector for keyhole surgery.

Creator

Auto Suture

Date

c. 2000

Identifier

2001/4.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 47.5 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic.

Description

Endoscopic dissector for keyhole surgery.

2001.4.5_grasping instrument_3.jpg

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Title

Grasping Instrument

Description

Grasping instrument for keyhole surgery.

Creator

Auto Suture

Date

c. 2000

Identifier

2001/4.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 46 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic.

Description

Grasping instrument for keyhole surgery.

2001.4.4_endoscopic shears_2.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Endoscopic Shears

Description

Endoscopic shears for keyhole surgery.

Creator

Auto Suture

Date

c. 2000

Identifier

2001/4.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 47.5 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic

Description

Endoscopic shears for keyhole surgery.

2001.4.2_multi clip applier_2.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Multiple Clip Applier

Description

Multiple clip applier for keyhole surgery,

Creator

Ethicon Inc

Date

c. 2000

Identifier

2001/4.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 44 cm

Materials

Plastic, titanium.

Description

Multiple clip applier for keyhole surgery,

2001.4.1_stapler_1.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Stapler

Description

Stapler for keyhole surgery.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2001/4.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 44 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic.

Description

Stapler for keyhole surgery.

2002.5.17_goniometer_1.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Goniometer

Description

Goniometer, metal, in mock leather container.

Creator

Zimmer

Date

c. 1960s

Identifier

2002/5.17

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.2 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Goniometer, metal, in mock leather container.

1998.6.2.1_silkworm sutures_1.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Silkworm Gut Suture

Description

Silkworm gut suture in metal tin.

Creator

Vicarey Davidson & Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1998/6.2.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Diameter: 7.5 cm

Materials

Silkworm gut, metal .

Description

Silkworm gut suture in metal tin.

1996.2.26.7_plain sutures_1.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Catgut Suture

Description

Two packets, each containing three sealed tubes of catgut suture.

Creator

Weddel Pharmaceuticals, London

Date

c. 1960

Identifier

1996/2.26.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 10.5 cm (tube)

Materials

Glass, catgut, sterilising fluid, paper, cardboard.

Description

Two packets, each containing three sealed tubes of catgut suture.

1996.2.26.20_ethicon_1.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Catgut Suture

Description

One box containing two sealed tubes of catgut suture.

Creator

Merson's Ltd

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

1996/2.26.20

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 10 cm (tube)

Materials

Glass, catgut, sterilising fluid, paper, cardboard

Description

One box containing two sealed tubes of catgut suture.

2003.218.6_suture_1.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Catgut Suture

Description

Catgut suture in glass tube.

Creator

Merson's Ltd

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/218.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 7.3 cm

Materials

Catgut, glass

Description

Catgut suture in glass tube.

2003.218.5_suture_1.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Catgut Suture

Description

Catgut suture in glass tube.

Creator

Merson's Ltd

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/218.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 9.2 cm

Materials

Catgut, glass.

Description

Catgut suture in glass tube.

2003.218.4_suture_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Catgut Suture

Description

Catgut suture in glass tube.

Creator

Merson's Ltd

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/218.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 8.5 cm

Materials

Catgut, glass

Description

Catgut suture in glass tube.

2003.218.3_suture_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Silk Suture

Description

Silk suture, braided, in glass tube.

Creator

Merson's Ltd

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/218.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 7.4 cm

Materials

Glass, silk.

Description

Silk suture, braided, in glass tube.

2003.218.2_suture_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Silkworm Gut Suture

Description

Silkworm gut suture, in glass tube and cardboard box

Creator

Allen & Hanburys Ltd

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/218.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 9.7 cm

Materials

Glass, silkworm gut

Description

Silkworm gut suture, in glass tube and cardboard box

2003.218.1_suture_1.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Silkworm Gut Suture

Description

Silkworm gut suture, in glass tube and cardboard box.

Creator

Allen & Hanburys Ltd

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/218.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 9.7 cm

Materials

Glass, silkworm gut.

Description

Silkworm gut suture, in glass tube and cardboard box.

2004-7.1_pneumo_3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Miniature Pneumothorax Apparatus

Description

Wooden box containing metal pump, regulating valve, aneroid manometer and filter.

Creator

Genito-Urinary Manufacturing Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1934-1936

Identifier

2004/7.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Wood, Metal, Rubber

Description

Wooden box containing metal pump, regulating valve, aneroid manometer and filter.

2003.73_scarificator_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scarificator

Description

Metal scarificator for bloodletting.

Creator

W. B. Hilliard & Sons Ltd

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/72

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal scarificator for bloodletting.

2003.45_scarificator_3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scarificators

Description

Two metal scarificators for bloodletting.

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/45

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 4.9 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Two metal scarificators for bloodletting.

Details

Dublin Core

Title

L. Mathieu; c.1851-1890; Surgical instrument maker

Relation

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Corporate Name

L. Mathieu

Dates active

c.1851-1890

Occupation

Surgical instrument maker

Biographical Text

Mathieu was a former apprentice of Charrière.

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Title

Schimmelbusch; Dr; Curt Theodor (1860-1895); Physician and pathologist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Schimmelbusch

Forename(s)

Curt Theodor

Birth Date

1860

Death Date

1895

Occupation

Physician and pathologist

Description


Details

Dublin Core

Title

Edridge-Green; F. W. (1863-1953); Ophthalmologist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Edridge-Green

Forename(s)

Frederick William

Birth Date

1863

Death Date

1853

Occupation

Ophthalmologist

Description


Details

Dublin Core

Title

Eveready Battery Co.; 1902-; Battery manufacturer

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Corporate Name

Eveready Battery Co.

Dates active

1902-

Occupation

Battery manufacturer

Description


Details

Dublin Core

Title

Jones; Thomas Wharton (1808-1891); ophthalmologist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Jones

Forename(s)

Thomas Wharton

Birth Date

1808

Death Date

1891

Occupation

Ophthalmologist

Biographical Text

Thomas Wharton Jones was born in St. Andrews and educated first at a school in Stirling, then at the Parish School of Dalmeny, and then at Musselburgh Grammar School. In 1822 he entered the literary classes at the University of Edinburgh and, a couple of years later, commenced the study of medicine. In 1827, at the age of eighteen, he was acting as demonstrator of anatomy under Robert Knox at the extra-mural school of anatomy. His fellow demonstrators were William Fergusson and Alexander Miller. However, the popular clamour over the Burke and Hare murders brought the extra-mural school of anatomy to an untimely end. As the school had been supplied with bodies for dissection by Burke and Hare, Knox and his demonstrators were driven out of Edinburgh. Wharton Jones went to Glasgow and through the influence of William Mackenzie determined to practice ophthalmic medicine and surgery. He was also a pupil of Professor Rainy and John Burns, under whom he studied embryology, and it was during this time that he made the first of a long series of discoveries destined to make his name famous. The discovery of the germinal vesicle in the mammalian ovum was published as a paper in 1835, and was followed in 1837 by a paper on the origin of the chorion, which attracted the attention and approval of the celebrated anatominst, Purkinje. For a short time, Wharton Jones engaged in private practice in Cork, then visited the principal continental universities. From 1838 he settled in London where he held first the post of Lecturer in Physiology at Charing Cross Hospital, then that of Fullerian Professor of Physiology at the Royal Institution. Subsequently, he was Professor of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery at University College, and Ophthalmic Surgeon to University College Hospital, a position that he held for thirty years. Upon his retiral from University College, he was granted the title of Emeritus Professor at that College. In 1840 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, and in 1844 was made an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. In 1881, Wharton Jones moved from London to the town of Ventnor on the Isle of Wight where he lived until his death in 1891. During his lifetime he wrote a number of papers, most of which were published in the Philosophical Transactions, and relate chiefly to the capillary circulation in health and in inflammation. His essay, "The state of the blood and blood vessels in inflammation", which called attention to the degeneration that occurs in nerve fibres distally after their severance from the nerve centres, was published in the Guy's Hospital Reports for October 1850, and was awarded the Astley Cooper prize of £300.

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Title

Reynolds; Sir; Joshua (1723-1792); Artist, PRA, FRS, FRSA

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Reynolds

Forename(s)

Joshua

Birth Date

1723

Death Date

1792

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Reynolds was born in Plympton, Devon on the 16th July 1723. In 1740 he was apprenticed to the portrait painter Thomas Hudson, with whom Reynolds remained until 1743. He then worked as a portrait painter in Plymouth Dock (now Devonport), where he lived with his sisters. He spent 1749-52 abroad, mainly in Italy, where he studied the works of the Old Masters. Upon his return he set up practice in London, and soon established himself as the leading portrait painter. He was elected the first President of the Royal Academy, founded in 1768, was one of the earliest members of the Royal Society of Arts, and helped found the Society of Artists of Great Britain. He died on the 23rd February 1792 at his home in Leicester Fields, London.

Description


Details

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Raeburn

Forename(s)

Henry

Birth Date

1756

Death Date

1823

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Raeburn was born in Stockbridge, now a part of Edinburgh, and educated at Heriot's Hospital. At the age of fifteen he was apprenticed to the goldsmith James Gilliland of Edinburgh. In his teens he bagan to paint watercolour miniatures of his friends and from there went on to life-size portraits in oils. When he turned 22, he married a wealthy widow and this enabled him in due course to spend two years studying and working in Rome. Back in Edinburgh, he set up his own studio in George Street. He was knighted in 1822 when George IV visited Edinburgh and the next year shortly before his death he was appointed 'His Majesty's first limner and painter in Scotland.'

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Title

Pritchard; Andrew (1804-1882); Optician and miscroscope maker

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Pritchard

Forename(s)

Andrew

Birth Date

1804

Death Date

1882

Occupation

Optician and miscroscope maker

Description


Details

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Mackenzie

Forename(s)

William

Birth Date

1791

Death Date

1868

Occupation

Ophthalmologist

Biographical Text

William Mackenzie was born in Queen Street, Glasgow, on 29 April 1791, the son of James Mackenzie, a muslin manufacturer. He was educated at Glasgow Grammar School and Glasgow University where he initially studied divinity with the intention of becoming a minister of the Church of Scotland. In 1810 he turned to medicine and in 1813 acted as a resident clerk to Dr Richard Miller. He obtained the Licence of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1815 and spent nearly the whole of the next three years on the Continent, attending the clinics of Dupuytren and Alibert in Paris and Beer in Vienna. He came to London in 1818, attended lectures of Dr John Abernethy (1764-1831) at St Bartholomew's Hospital and attempted to set up in general practice. He became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons on 1 May 1818. In June 1819, Mackenzie tried to establish an Eye Infirmary in Southwark but the plan fell through and he returned to Glasgow two months later. He became a Fellow of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, began general practice and started lecturing on anatomy, surgery, materia medica and medical jurisprudence in Anderson's College.

In 1824, in conjunction with Dr G C Montieth, he founded the Glasgow Eye Infirmary. In 1828 he was appointed Waltonian Lecturer at the University of Glasgow "On the Structure, Function and Diseases of the Eye." In the same year, the first edition of the Glasgow Medical Journal appeared with Mackenzie as editor. Mackenzie published his Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Eye in 1830 and it became a standard textbook on the subject until the invention of the ophthalmoscope in 1851 caused a radical change in the diagnosis and treatment of intra-ocular disease. The Physiology of Vision, published in 1841, was not to prove such a success and was considered by George Rainy in Mackenzie's obituary to be "far in advance of the age in which it was written". He was appointed Surgeon-Oculist in Scotland to Queen Victoria in 1838. He died at Glasgow on 30 July 1868.

Part of the collection was exhibited at the Glasgow City Museum and Art Gallery in 1959 as part of the celebrations of the 500th Anniversary of the Faculty. Some of the archives within the collection were listed in 1979 in RCPSG 1. They have now been brought together as well as other items of the collection which went astray and were subsequently purchased by the College.

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Title

Warrilow; David Ross (1956-); Artist

Relation

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Warrilow

Forename(s)

David Ross

Birth Date

1956

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Warrilow was born in Glasgow in 1956.

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Title

White; Thomas Cyril (1911-1980); orthodontist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

White

Forename(s)

Thomas Cyril

Birth Date

1911

Death Date

1980

Occupation

Orthodontist

Biographical Text

Professor T C White was born in Falkirk in 1911, the son of a dental supplier. After early schooling in Falkirk and later at Glasgow Academy, he continued his education in the city by training as a dental surgeon. He gained a Licence in Dental Surgery in 1933 and the Triple Qualification of the three Scottish medical colleges in 1935. After qualifying he became a dental anaesthetist in Glasgow. He then, however, concentrated his interest in orthodontics, developing a practice limited to this specialty. When he was asked to return to the Dental School to assist Dr A G Wilson, he took over and began to build up the Orthodontic Department. After a period as consultant to the Western Regional Hospital Board, Dr White was appointed Professor of Orthodontics at the University of Glasgow in 1963. He maintained strong links with the affairs of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He initiated, along with Professor J Aitchison, the development of a postgraduate qualification in Orthodontics, the first such qualification in the UK. As the dental representative on the College council, Professor White played an important role in promoting the development of the Fellowship in Dental Surgery which was established in 1967. He was convenor of the Dental Council 1972 – 1974. Professor White died in 1980. In his will be bequeathed the residue of his estate to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow “for the furtherance of postgraduate dental education and research”. The income from this bequest has subsequently been used to support projects in the field of postgraduate dental education and research.

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Title

Sutherland; Alan (1931-); Artist

Relation

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Sutherland

Forename(s)

Alan

Birth Date

1931

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Sutherland was born in Bombay, India, in 1931, and lived there for the first three years of his life before moving back to Edinburgh. At the age of thirteen he had his first picture accepted into the Society of Scottish Artists. He graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 1952. He is a professional artist specialising in portraiture, and has had numerous notable sitters, including HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and The Honourable Lord Cameron. He has held exhibitions in The Royal Academy London, the Paris Salon, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, the Royal Scottish Academy, the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts and Prouds Art Gallery in Sydney.

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Title

Stone; Geoffrey (1931-2005); Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Stone

Forename(s)

Geoffrey

Birth Date

1931

Death Date

2005

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Stone was born in Hertfordshire on 16th October 1931 and died on the 10th January 2005 in Devon. At 28 he gained a degree in Zoology and Botany, studying mostly in his own time. He became a qualified lab technician and worked at Colindale on the polio vaccine, later moving to the Watford Pathology Lab and the Lister Institute. He lectured in science for 23 years at Dacorum Further Education College, Hemel Hempstead. As well as a lecturer in science, he was a professional landscape artist for over 30 years, and worked mainly in oil and gouache.

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Title

Smith; Lisa; Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Smith

Forename(s)

Lisa

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Smith graduated from Glasgow School of Art, BA(Hons) Fine Art in 1991.

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Title

Smernicki; Joe (1949-); Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Smernicki

Forename(s)

Joe

Birth Date

1949

Biographical Text

Joe Smernicki was born in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, and graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in 1973. Since then he has worked as an art teacher in the Tayside area whilst continuing to paint in his own time. He currently lives in Montrose and in 2009 he retired from his post as Head of Expressive Arts at Arbroath Academy in order to become a full-time artist. His home town of Montrose is the main source of inspiration for his landscapes and seascapes.

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Title

Philips; 1891-; Electronics manufacturer

Relation

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Corporate Name

Philips

Dates active

1891-

Occupation

Electronics manufacturer

Description


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Title

Evans & Co.; 1676-1874; Surgical instrument makers

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Corporate Name

Evans & Co.

Dates active

1676-1874

Occupation

Surgical instrument makers

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Singer Corporation; 1851-; Sewing machine manufacturer

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Corporate Name

Singer

Dates active

1851-

Occupation

Sewing machine manufacturer

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Schotz; Benno (1891-1984); Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Schotz

Forename(s)

Benno

Birth Date

1891

Death Date

1984

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Schotz was born on the 28th August 1891 in Arensburg, Estonia, and died on the 11th October 1984 in Glasgow. He studied at the Technical University of Darmstadt, and in 1912 he emigrated to Glasgow where he gained a diploma in engineering at the Royal Technical College. From 1914-1923 he worked in the drawing office at John Brown and Company, a Clydebank shipbuilders, while attending evening classes in sculpture at Glasgow School of Art. He exhibited his sculptures at the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts in 1917, and in 1920 he became President of the Society of Sculptors and Painters, Glasgow. He became a professional sculptor in 1923, and eventually became a member of the Royal Scottish Academy and head of sculpture at Glasgow School of Art; a post which he held from 1938-1961. In 1963 he was appointed Sculptor in Ordinary for Scotland. He was also a member of Glasgow Art Club.

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Roscoe; Mark (1974-); artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Roscoe

Forename(s)

Mark

Birth Date

1974

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Park; James Stuart (1862-1963); Artist

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Surname

Park

Forename(s)

James Stuart

Birth Date

1862

Death Date

1963

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Stuart Park was born at Kidderminster, Worcestershire, but his parents were from Ayrshire and he was brought up there. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art and later in Paris. He was associated with the Glasgow Boys and exhibited with them, but was never a central member of the group. During much of his active life he had a studio in an outbuilding of Bellfield House, a large house with grounds left to the people of Kilmarnock. He specialised in still life, and exhibited regularly at the Royal Scottish Academy and the Glasgow Institute. He died in Kilmarnock at the age of 71.

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Orr; James (1937-); Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Orr

Forename(s)

James

Birth Date

1937

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

James Orr was born in Glasgow and now lives and paints in Ayrshire. He studied part-time at Glasgow School of Art under John Boyd RGI and William Crosbie. His paintings relate to real life with bold colour and confident brushstrokes marking his work. He exhibits regularly in the annual RSA and RGI exhibitions as well as in several London galleries. His work is held in a number of collections, notably in the personal collection of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

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Morton; Thomas Corsan (1859-1928); Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Morton

Forename(s)

Thomas Corsan

Birth Date

1859

Death Date

1928

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Morton was born in Glasgow, working briefly at a lawyer's office before studying at Glasgow School of Art. After attending Slade School, London, he studied in Paris under Gustave Boulanger and Jules Joseph Lefebvre. He was a member of the Glasgow Boys, and focused mainly on landscape painting. He later taught landscape painting at Glasgow School of Art, and in 1908, he was appointed Keeper of the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh. In 1925 he became Curator of Kirkcaldy Gallery of Art, where he died in 1928.

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Morrocco; Alberto (1917-1998); Artist, RSA

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Morrocco

Forename(s)

Alberto

Birth Date

1917

Death Date

1998

Biographical Text

Morrocco, a painter of landscapes, still life and portraits, was born in Aberdeen on the 14th December 1917 to Italian immigrant parents. He studied at Gray's School of Art from 1932-1938. During the Second World War Morrocco was detained in Edinburgh Castle as an enemy alien. He was later released and allowed to serve in the Royal Army Medical Corps. In 1950 Morrocco was appointed head of the School of Painting at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee. The University of Dundee awarded Morrocco an honorary doctorate in 1980. He died in Dundee on the 10th March 1998.

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Milne; John MacLauchlan (1886-1957); Artist, RSA

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Surname

Milne

Forename(s)

John MacLauchlan

Birth Date

1886

Death Date

1957

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Milne was a well known Scottish landscape artist who portrayed not only his native land, but also scenes from southern France. He was born in Edinburgh in 1886 and educated there, at George Watson’s College. He studied at Edinburgh College of Art, moving afterwards to Kingoodie, overlooking the Firth of Tay, near Dundee. During the First World War Maclauchlan Milne left to fight in France on the Western Front. France had a strong impression on the young artist, and he subsequently spent long periods of time there, from 1919-1932. He later settled in Arran, where he died in 1957. Maclauchlan Milne exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy, at the Glasgow Institute, and showed works in London and New York.

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Miller; Robin (1940-); artist

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Surname

Miller

Forename(s)

Robin

Birth Date

1940

Occupation

Artist

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Middleton; James Raeburn (1855-1931); Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Middleton

Forename(s)

James Raeburn

Birth Date

1855

Death Date

1931

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Middleton was a portrait and landscape painter. He was well-travelled, working in Burma and Morocco, though his permanent address was in Glasgow. He exhibited in numerous galleries, including the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Royal Scottish Academy, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours, and the Royal Academy in London.

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McMaster; Georgina S. (1981-); Artist

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Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

McMaster

Forename(s)

Georgina

Birth Date

1981

Occupation

Artist

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McMaster attended Edinburgh College of Art from 1998-2002, then from 2003-2004 trained as a teacher at Bath Spa University. In 2011, she travelled to Madhya Pradesh, India and painted the animals she viewed at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve for a solo exhibition at The Strathearn Gallery. Her work focuses mainly on animals, particularly Scottish wildlife.

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McKesson; 1833-; Pharmaceutical manufacturer

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Corporate Name

McKesson

Dates active

1883-

Occupation

Pharmaceutical manufacturer

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Surname

Macnee

Forename(s)

Daniel

Birth Date

1806

Death Date

1882

Name prefix/title

Sir

Occupation

Artist

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MacNee was born on the 4th June 1806 in Fintry, Stirlingshire, and died in Edinburgh on the 17th January 1882. When he turned thirteen he was apprenticed to the landscape artist John Knox, and afterwards worked for a year as a lithographer. He was later employed by a company in Cumnock, Ayrshire, to paint the ornamental lids of snuff-boxes. He studied in Edinburgh at the Trustees' Academy under William Allan, where he supported himself by illustrating publications for the engraver William Home Lizars, and finally moved to Glasgow where he established himself as a successful portrait painter. In 1829 he was admitted as a member of the Royal Scottish Academy; and on the death of Sir George Harvey in 1876 he was elected president, and was knighted. Several of Macnee's works are held by the National Portrait Gallery in London and at the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh.

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Surname

Mackintosh

Forename(s)

Anne H.

Birth Date

1944-

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Anne Mackintosh studied Botany at Glasgow University and obtained a PhD in Plant Physiology. After the birth of her fourth child she attended non-diploma classes at Glasgow School of Art for three years. Portrait commissions include Royalty, politicians, and academics as well as private individuals both in the UK and abroad.

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Surname

Lang

Forename(s)

James

Birth Date

1878

Death Date

1956

Occupation

Master wood craftsman

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Krohne & Seseman; c.1860-1926; Surgical instrument maker

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Corporate Name

Krohne & Seseman

Dates active

c.1860-1926

Occupation

Surgical instrument maker

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G. Boulitte; early 20th century; Medical device maker

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Corporate Name

G. Boulitte

Dates active

early 20th century

Occupation

Medical device maker

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Cyprane Ltd.; 1947-2010; Anaesthetic device manufacturer

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Corporate Name

Cyprane Ltd.

Dates active

1947-2010

Occupation

Anaesthetic device manufacturer

Other sources

Duedil.com. (n.d.). DueDil. [online] [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019].
RA Medical Services Ltd. (n.d.). A World of Knowledge - RA Medical Services Ltd. [online] [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019].

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Mackinlay; (Agnes) Mabel (Murray) (1874-1970); Artist

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Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Mackinlay

Forename(s)

(Agnes) Mabel (Murray)

Birth Date

1874

Death Date

1970

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Born A.M.M. Mason in Glasgow. Educated at the Academie julien in Paris and later in Germany.

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MacDonald; Hamish (1935-2008); Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

MacDonald

Forename(s)

Hamish

Birth Date

1935

Death Date

2008

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Hamish MacDonald was born in Glasgow on the 29th of January 1935 and studied at the Glasgow School of Art from 1963-1967. During his time at art school, he met his future wife Nadia Rossi, whom he married in 1966. In 1967, MacDonald became a designer at The Morris Furniture Group, and afterwards attended teacher training at Jordanhill College of Education. He subsequently taught as an art teacher until his early retirement in 1991. Best known for his landscapes, his work has been associated with the Scottish Colourist tradition through its brightness of colour and fluidity of texture. He died on the 13th of September 2008.

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Macbeth; Norman (1821-1888); Artist, RSA

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Surname

Macbeth

Forename(s)

Norman

Birth Date

1821

Death Date

1888

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Mabeth was born in Greenock in 1821. He served as an apprentice engraver in Glasgow for seven years, then went to London, where he studied at the Royal Academy. He later moved to Paris, where he worked in the Louvre. After returning to Scotland, in 1845 Macbeth established himself as a portait painter, and exhibited regularly at exhibitions at the Royal Scottish Academy. Around two years before his death, he moved to London, where he represented the Royal Scottish Academy as a trustee of the British Institution Scholarship Fund. He died there on the 27th February, 1888.

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Law; Andrew (1873-1967); Artist

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Surname

Law

Forename(s)

Andrew

Birth Date

1873

Death Date

1963

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Law was born at Crosshouse in Ayrshire. Law went to school in Kilmarnock and took evening classes at the Kilmarnock Academy. In 1891, he was awarded the National Medal for Success in Art and won a place at the Glasgow School of Art. In 1896, Law was awarded a travelling scholarship and spent six months studying in Paris, where he took lessons from Robert Henri and attended classes at the Academie Delecluse. Law returned to Kilmarnock and began a career as a professional portrait painter. He also taught part-time at the Glasgow School of Art and exhibited regularly at the Royal Scottish Academy.

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Kordubailo; Vladimir; Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Kordubailo

Forename(s)

Vladimir

Occupation

Artist

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Kingsley; John E. (1956-); Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Kingsley

Forename(s)

John E.

Birth Date

1956

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Born in Glasgow in 1956, Kingsley studied drawing and painting at Glasgow School of Art from 1973-77 under Dr David Donaldson, James D. Robertson and Geoffrey Squire. Since that time he has exhibited with the RSA, RGI, RSW and PAI and served as a council member at Paisley Art Institute for 15 years. In 1999 John was awarded the Diploma of the Paisley Art Institute. He was an art teacher at various Glasgow schools before becoming a full-time artist in 1997. He lives in Glasgow with his wife Moya Cove.

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Irvine; Jennifer (1956-); Artist, RGI

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Irvine

Forename(s)

Jennifer

Birth Date

1956

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Jennifer Irvine studied painting at Glasgow School of Art, graduating in 1978. She is an elected member of The Glasgow Art Club. She is also a regular exhibitor at the R.S.W. in Edinburgh and R.G.I. in Glasgow. After retiring from teaching in various Glasgow schools in 1990, she is now a full-time artist and lives and works in Glasgow. Her work encompasses still life, townscapes and seascapes.

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Hutchison; Sir; William Oliphant (1889-1970); Artist

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Surname

Hutchison

Forename(s)

William Oliphant

Birth Date

1889

Death Date

1970

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Hutchison attended Kirkcaldy High School in Edinburgh, and later Rugby School. He attended the Edinburgh College of Art from 1909-1912. Afterwards, Hutchison studied in Paris, while employing himself painting portraits, landscapes and figure paintings. He enlisted during the First World War, serving in the Royal Garrison Artillery and being stationed in Malta. After 1918, he and his wife occupied a flat in Edinburgh until 1921, when he moved to London. He was an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy, President of the Royal Scottish Academy and a member of the Royal Society of Arts. He was Director of the Glasgow School of Art from 1933 to 1943. Upon leaving Glasgow School of Art, he continued to paint portraits in Edinburgh and London until his death on the 5th February 1970.

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Hood; Ernest Burnett (1932-1988); Artist

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Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Hood

Forename(s)

Ernest Burnett

Birth Date

1932

Death Date

1988

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Hood was born in Edinburgh in 1932 and educated in Glasgow. After being apprenticed to a lithographer he studied at Glasgow School of Art, where he subsequently worked before becoming a full time artist. He was a member of the Glasgow Art Club and a friend of fellow Scottish artist Alexander Goudie.

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