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Portrait of Professor Jackie Taylor, College President 2018-2021

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Pictured here is a portrait of Professor Jacqueline Taylor who was the first woman to become president of the College in 2018.

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c. 2021

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Pictured here is a portrait of Professor Jacqueline Taylor who was the first woman to become president of the College in 2018.

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

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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

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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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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

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62

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Colour photograph on canvas backing

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

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President's Chair

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William IV mahogany President's Chair with high upholstered back inset with the original arms of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in mahogany, on turned fluted legs with later castors.
The staff of Aesculapius flanked by open lancet on the right and poppy on the left, motto 'Conjurat Amice'

Date

c. 1830

Identifier

2019.8

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82 x 70 x 141 cm

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mahogany
velvet

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William IV mahogany President's Chair with high upholstered back inset with the original arms of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in mahogany, on turned fluted legs with later castors.

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Portrait of Professor David Galloway, President 2015-2018

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Portrait of Professor Galloway. Three quarter length, seated on the President's chair in his office. "Coastal Scene (Arran From Ayrshire)" by Molly Addis in the background.

Date

2018

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Object number 648
Accession number 2018/19

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© the artist

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92 x 119 cm (framed)

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oil on canvas

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Portrait of Professor Galloway. Three quarter length, seated on the President's chair in his office. "Coastal Scene (Arran From Ayrshire)" by Molly Addis in the background.

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John Gibson Fleming

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Photographic portrait of Dr John Gibson Fleming, MD FFPSG, former president of the RCPSG (1865-1867)

Date

c. 1870

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RCPSG 1/12/1/67

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Photographic portrait of Dr John Gibson Fleming, MD FFPSG, former president of the RCPSG (1865-1867)

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James Watson

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Photographic portrait of Dr James Watson, MD FFPSG, former president of the RCPSG (1857-1860)

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c. 1870

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RCPSG 1/12/1/63

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Photographic portrait of Dr James Watson, MD FFPSG, former president of the RCPSG (1857-1860)

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Charles Ritchie

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Photographic portrait of Dr Charles Ritchie, MD LFPSG FFPSG, former president of the RCPSG (1862-1865)

Date

c. 1870

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RCPSG 1/12/1/44

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Photographic portrait of Dr Charles Ritchie, MD LFPSG FFPSG, former president of the RCPSG (1862-1865)

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R Scott Orr

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Photographic portrait of Dr R Scott Orr, MD FFPSG FRCS Edin. LRCS Edin., former president of RCPSG (1880-1883)

Date

c. 1870

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RCPSG 1/12/1/36

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Photographic portrait of Dr R Scott Orr, MD FFPSG FRCS Edin. LRCS Edin., former president of RCPSG (1880-1883)

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James Morton

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Photographic portrait of Dr James Morton, MD LRCS Edin. FFPSG , former president of RCPSG (1886-1889)

Date

c. 1870

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RCPSG 1/12/1/34

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Photographic portrait of Dr James Morton, MD LRCS Edin. FFPSG , former president of RCPSG (1886-1889)

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William Lyon

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Photographic portrait of Dr William Lyon, MD FFPSG LFPSG, former president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1860-1862)

Date

c. 1870

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RCPSG 1/12/1/27

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Photographic portrait of Dr William Lyon, MD FFPSG LFPSG, former president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1860-1862)

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Bruce Goff

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Photographic portrait of Dr Bruce Goff, MD FFPSG, House Surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and former president of RCPSG (1894-1897)

Date

c. 1870

Identifier

RCPSG 1/12/1/16

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Photographic portrait of Dr Bruce Goff, MD FFPSG, House Surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and former president of RCPSG (1894-1897)

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Sir Hector Clare Cameron

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Photographic portrait of Sir Hector Clare Cameron, MD MB CM FFPSG, former president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1897-1900)

Date

c. 1870

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RCPSG 1/12/1/8

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Photographic portrait of Sir Hector Clare Cameron, MD MB CM FFPSG, former president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1897-1900)

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Andrew Buchanan

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Photographic portrait of Dr Andrew Buchanan, MD FFPSG, former president of RCPSG (1877-1880)

Date

c. 1870

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RCPSG 1/12/1/6

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Photographic portrait of Dr Andrew Buchanan, MD FFPSG, former president of RCPSG (1877-1880)

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Andrew Anderson

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Photographic portrait of Dr Andrew Anderson, MD FFPSG, consulting surgeon at the Glasgow Eye Infirmary and former president of RCPSG (1868-1870)

Date

c. 1870

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RCPSG 1/12/1/3

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Photographic portrait of Dr Andrew Anderson, MD FFPSG, consulting surgeon at the Glasgow Eye Infirmary and former president of RCPSG (1868-1870)

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Robert Cleghorn (c.1760–1821), MD, Physician to the Glasgow Royal Asylum (1814–1818)

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Robert Cleghorn gained his medical education at the University of Edinburgh, taking his MD in 1783. He was one of the first managers of Glasgow Royal Infirmary and the first physician to the Glasgow Asylum for the Insane, now Gartnavel Royal Hospital.
Robert Cleghorn studied medicine in Edinburgh and graduated MD in 1783 moving to Glasgow in 1785. He entered the Faculty (now Royal College) of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1786, becoming its President between 1789 and 1791 and Librarian from October 1792.

He was physician to the poorhouse or Town’s Hospital in Glasgow between 1786 and 1791 and also one of the original managers of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary which opened in 1794. A number of his casebooks from this period are preserved in the College archive. He subsequently (in 1814) became first physician and then a director of the Glasgow Royal Asylum for Lunatics in Dobbie’s Loan.

Date

19th century

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on loan from Gartnavel Royal Hospital

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74 x 61 cm

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oil on canvas

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Robert Cleghorn gained his medical education at the University of Edinburgh, taking his MD in 1783. He was one of the first managers of Glasgow Royal Infirmary and the first physician to the Glasgow Asylum for the Insane, now Gartnavel Royal Hospital.

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Professor James Jeffray (1759–1848)

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James Jeffray graduated MA in Sciences from the University of Glasgow in 1778, then going on to graduate MD from the University of Edinburgh in 1786. From 1790 he was Professor of Anatomy and Botany at the University of Glasgow and President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 1793-1795.

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Smith, Colvin (British painter, 1795-1875)

Date

18th-19th century

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on loan from a private collection

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128 x 100 cm

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oil on canvas

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James Jeffray graduated MA in Sciences from the University of Glasgow in 1778, then going on to graduate MD from the University of Edinburgh in 1786. From 1790 he was Professor of Anatomy and Botany at the University of Glasgow and President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 1793-1795.

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Portrait of William Weir (1794-1876)

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Seated half-length in a black suit on a dark background.

William Weir studied medicine at the University of Glasgow and became a member of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1816. He graduate MD from the University of Glasgow in 1829.

He worked at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary initially as a surgeon, before becoming Physician to the Infirmary in 1840.

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Graham-Gilbert, John (Scottish painter and collector, 1794-1866)

Date

19th century

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88

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90 x 69.5 cm

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oil on canvas

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Seated half-length in a black suit on a dark background.

William Weir studied medicine at the University of Glasgow and became a member of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1816. He graduate MD from the University of Glasgow in 1829.

He worked at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary initially as a surgeon, before becoming Physician to the Infirmary in 1840.

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Portrait of William Loudon Reid MD 1845-1931

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Half-length portrait of Reid wearing a black jacket.

William Louden Reid graduated MB, CM from the University of Glasgow in 1866, and had acted as a dresser to Joseph Lister as a student. He gained his MD in 1869 and became a Fellow of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1877. In the same year he began working as a physician at the Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital.

He held several other position in Glasgow during his career; Obstetric Physician to the Royal Maternity Hospital, Professor of Midwifery and Diseases of Children in the Anderson College, Gynaecologist to the Western Infirmary and Consulting Surgeon to the Royal Samaritan Hospital for Women.

He became an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1931. Reid served as their President from 1905-1907.

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Crawford, Robert Cree (Scottish painter, 1842-1924)

Date

19th century

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36

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74 x 61.5 cm

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oil on canvas

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Half-length portrait of Reid wearing a black jacket.

William Louden Reid graduated MB, CM from the University of Glasgow in 1866, and had acted as a dresser to Joseph Lister as a student. He gained his MD in 1869 and became a Fellow of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1877. In the same year he began working as a physician at the Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital.

He held several other position in Glasgow during his career; Obstetric Physician to the Royal Maternity Hospital, Professor of Midwifery and Diseases of Children in the Anderson College, Gynaecologist to the Western Infirmary and Consulting Surgeon to the Royal Samaritan Hospital for Women.

He became an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1931. Reid served as their President from 1905-1907.

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Portrait of Sir Hector Clare Cameron (1843-1928)

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Seated half-length against a dark background.

Cameron started his medical career studying at Edinburgh and then graduating from the University of Glasgow MB, CM in 1866. He gained his MD from the university in 1868.

He was taught by Joseph Lister as a medical student, going on to become his house surgeon and assistant at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He was appointed Visiting Surgeon to the Infirmary in 1873.

Cameron then moved to the Glasgow Western Infirmary where he first acted as Visiting Surgeon in 1881, before taking over the position of Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Infirmary in 1900. He held several other positions during his career, which included working at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, the Glasgow Royal Asylum, the Glasgow Eye Infirmary and the Glasgow Lock Hospital.

Cameron served as President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1897 to 1900.

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20th century

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94

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95 x 89 cm

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oil on canvas

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Seated half-length against a dark background.

Cameron started his medical career studying at Edinburgh and then graduating from the University of Glasgow MB, CM in 1866. He gained his MD from the university in 1868.

He was taught by Joseph Lister as a medical student, going on to become his house surgeon and assistant at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He was appointed Visiting Surgeon to the Infirmary in 1873.

Cameron then moved to the Glasgow Western Infirmary where he first acted as Visiting Surgeon in 1881, before taking over the position of Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Infirmary in 1900. He held several other positions during his career, which included working at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, the Glasgow Royal Asylum, the Glasgow Eye Infirmary and the Glasgow Lock Hospital.

Cameron served as President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1897 to 1900.


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Portrait of Roy Frew Young (1879-1948)

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Roy Frew Young (1879–1948), President of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1940–1942). Seated half-length in a grey suit.
Roy Frew Young was educated at Glasgow Academy and graduated in arts and medicine at Cambridge. He held a number of surgical posts in hospitals throughout the west of Scotland, including an early resident post under Sir George Beatson at the Western Infirmary. He served in France with the RAMC during the First World War and was awarded the Military Cross.

Young served on the Council of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons for eleven years and was President from 1940-1942. This portrait was commissioned by Young's house surgeons and assistants.

Date

20th century

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104

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38" x 30"

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oil on canvas

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Roy Frew Young (1879–1948), President of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1940–1942). Seated half-length in a grey suit.

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Portrait of Joseph Black 1728-1799

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Joseph Black (1728–1799), President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1759–1761 & 1765–1766). Half-length, facing right.
Joseph Black was the son of a Belfast wine merchant. At 16, he entered the University of Glasgow to study Arts, before switching to Medicine in 1744. There he studied under William Cullen, assisting him in his laboratory. After further study in Edinburgh, Black returned to Glasgow and became Professor of Medicine in 1757.

Black’s discoveries in chemistry helped shape our understanding of modern science. His discovery of latent heat paved the way for thermodynamics, supporting James Watt’s advances in steam power. He also discovered carbon dioxide, and illustrated that it was produced by animal respiration and microbial fermentation.

Black was President of the College from 1759 to 1761, and from 1765 to 1766.

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Joshua Reynolds (1723–1792) (style of)

Date

18th-19th century

Identifier

103

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75 x 62 cm

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oil on canvas

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Joseph Black (1728–1799), President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1759–1761 & 1765–1766). Half-length, facing right.

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Portrait of John Moore MD 1730-1802

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Bust-length portrait with a landscape background.
John Moore was a surgeon first, later a physician, and also a man of letters. He began his medical career with the North British Fusiliers and, after studying in London and Paris, spent much of his career working in Glasgow.

Upon his retirement from medical practice in 1777, Moore moved to London and began publishing accounts of his travel experiences as well as several novels. It was during this time that he began a correspondence with the man now known as Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. Burns wrote a long, autobiographical letter to Moore in 1787, which has formed the basis of the most credible biographies of Burns.

A statue of his son, Sir John Moore of Corunna, stands in George Square.

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James Barr (active 1860s–1892) ; Manner of Sir George Romney (Chrisite's 1989) / Sir Thomas Lawrence (Gibson, 1984)

Date

19th century

Identifier

35

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oil on canvas

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Bust-length portrait with a landscape background.

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Portrait of John Freeland Fergus 1865-1943

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Seated three-quarter length by a desk.

John Fergus was educated at the University of Glasgow where he graduated MA in 1833, MB, CM in 1888 and MD in 1897. He spent much of his professional career as a physician to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

He served as President of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1929 to 1931.

Date

20th century

Identifier

108

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42" x 34"

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oil on canvas

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Seated three-quarter length by a desk.

John Fergus was educated at the University of Glasgow where he graduated MA in 1833, MB, CM in 1888 and MD in 1897. He spent much of his professional career as a physician to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

He served as President of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1929 to 1931.

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Portrait of James Watson MD 1787-1871, President 1838-41, 1849-52, 1857-60

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Seated three-quarter length in President's chair.
Watson initially intended undertake a career in the ministry, but after completing his theological studies at the University of Glasgow turned to medicine. He became a member of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1810 and was appointed Surgeon to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1813. He changed course again, graduating MD from the University of Glasgow in 1828, returning to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary as Physician in 1842.

James Watson served a record three terms as President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons between 1838 and 1860, and became known as “The Father of the Faculty.” He is pictured here seated in the President’s chair, which still resides in the President’s office in College today.

Date

19th century

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102

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116 x 96 cm

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oil on canvas

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Seated three-quarter length in President's chair.

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Portrait of William Cullen 1710-1790, PRCPSG 1747-1749

Description

Seated half-length holding a book.

Cullen began his medical career by undertaking an apprenticeship with John Paisley, a practitioner in Glasgow who also work as the librarian to the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

In 1729 he moved to London to take up a surgical post on a merchant ship travelling between London and the West Indies. After some time studying at the University of Edinburgh Medical School, as well as an apprenticeship with William Hunter, Cullen graduated MD from the University of Glasgow in 1740.

He began lecturing in chemistry at the University of Glasgow in 1747 and later lectured in materia medica and botany. Cullen was then appointed Professor of Medicine at the university in 1751. He moved to Edinburgh in 1755 and continued the rest of his career there, holding several positions at the University of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

Cullen was President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1747 to 1749.

Creator

Scottish School

Date

19th century

Identifier

109

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76 x 63 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Seated half-length holding a book.

Cullen began his medical career by undertaking an apprenticeship with John Paisley, a practitioner in Glasgow who also work as the librarian to the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

In 1729 he moved to London to take up a surgical post on a merchant ship travelling between London and the West Indies. After some time studying at the University of Edinburgh Medical School, as well as an apprenticeship with William Hunter, Cullen graduated MD from the University of Glasgow in 1740.

He began lecturing in chemistry at the University of Glasgow in 1747 and later lectured in materia medica and botany. Cullen was then appointed Professor of Medicine at the university in 1751. He moved to Edinburgh in 1755 and continued the rest of his career there, holding several positions at the University of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

Cullen was President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1747 to 1749.

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Portrait of Sir Donald Campbell, President 1992-1994

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Bust-length in a grey suit wearing the President's badge of office.

Campbell graduated in medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1952 and travelled to Canada to start his training in anaesthesia. He returned to Glasgow in 1956 and gained more training in anaesthesia at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Stobhill Hospital. He became Lecturer in Anaesthesia at the University of Glasgow in 1960, eventually being appointed to Chair of Anaesthesia in 1976. He went on to become the Dean of the Medical School in Glasgow in 1987.

Campbell was the first anaesthetist to become President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He was awarded the C.B.E. in 1987 and he received his Knighthood in 1994.

Date

20th century

Identifier

116

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© the copyright holder

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89 x 74 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Bust-length in a grey suit wearing the President's badge of office.

Campbell graduated in medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1952 and travelled to Canada to start his training in anaesthesia. He returned to Glasgow in 1956 and gained more training in anaesthesia at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Stobhill Hospital. He became Lecturer in Anaesthesia at the University of Glasgow in 1960, eventually being appointed to Chair of Anaesthesia in 1976. He went on to become the Dean of the Medical School in Glasgow in 1987.

Campbell was the first anaesthetist to become President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He was awarded the C.B.E. in 1987 and he received his Knighthood in 1994.

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Portrait of Sir Charles Illingworth, President 1962-1963

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Seated half-length in robes against a brown background.
Charles Illingworth graduated in medicine from the University of Edinburgh in 1922, later earning his ChM and MD. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1925 and worked in general surgery in Edinburgh for a time. He succeeded Archibald Young as Regius Professor of Surgery at the University of Glasgow in 1939.

Illingworth was a gastroenterologist who served as President of the College between 1962 and 1964. He also served as Honorary Librarian between 1974 and 1980, and did much throughout his career to promote the medical history of Glasgow. He was created Knight Bachelor in 1961 and appointed Honorary Surgeon to the Queen in Scotland.

Date

20th century

Identifier

43

Rights

© the artist's estate

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74 x 64 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Seated half-length in robes against a brown background.

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Portrait of Robert Watt 1774-1819

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Half-length in a black suit next to a desk.
Robert Watt began his studies at the University of Glasgow in 1793 before continuing his studies in Edinburgh. He became a licentiate of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1799.

He became a member of the Faculty in 1807 and became active in the affairs of the College Library. He worked as a physician at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Dr Robert Watt was the compiler of the Bibliotheca Britannica and President of the Faculty of Physicians and
before Surgeons 1814-1816. He was founding President of the Glasgow Medical Society in 1814.

The artist of this unsigned portrait is unknown, although it has previously been attributed to Sir Henry Raeburn.

Date

19th century

Identifier

90

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75 x 62.5 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Half-length in a black suit next to a desk.

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Portrait of Sir Robert Perry 1783-1848

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Seated half-length against a brown background.
Perry graduated MD from the University of Glasgow in 1808, and went on to hold medical and surgical posts in the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and the city’s Fever Hospital. He was a very active member of the medical community in Glasgow, being a founding member of the Glasgow Medical Society and a Vice-President of the Western Medical Club.

In 1836 he published a pioneering paper distinguishing typhus from typhoid fever. He also wrote the influential “Facts and Observations on the Sanitary State of Glasgow” (1844), demonstrating the correlation between disease and poverty.

Perry was President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons from 1843 to 1845. This portrait was received as a bequest from his son in 1918.

Creator

Studio of Raeburn; Sir; Henry (1756-1823); Artist; Artist (Ewan Mundy 1993) or  MacNee; Sir; Daniel (1806-1882); Artist, RA (Gibson 1983)

Date

19th century

Identifier

105

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75 x 62.5 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Seated half-length against a brown background.

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Portrait of Robert Hume PRCPSG 1990-1992

Description

Seated half-length portrait of Hume wearing robes.

Robert Hume gained his MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1953.

Hume specialised in haematology and worked for a time as a Consultant Physician at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow.

He served as President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1990 to 1992.

Date

20th century

Identifier

54

Rights

© the artist / Bridgeman Images

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75 x 62 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Seated half-length portrait of Hume wearing robes.

Robert Hume gained his MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1953.

Hume specialised in haematology and worked for a time as a Consultant Physician at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow.

He served as President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1990 to 1992.

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Professor Sir Graham Teasdale, President 2003-2006

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Portrait of Professor Sir Graham Teasdale
Together with the late Bryan Jennett (another Fellow of the College), Professor Teasdale developed the Glasgow Coma Scale. Today the GCS is used universally as a tool to assess the conscious state of a patient.

Professor Teasdale served as President of the College between 2003 and 2006, and was awarded a Knighthood for his services to neurosurgery in 2006. He is pictured here wearing the President’s badge over a College tie, and holding his Knight Bachelor’s badge in his left hand.

Date

21st century

Identifier

496

Rights

© the artist

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88 x 92 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Portrait of Professor Sir Graham Teasdale

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Portrait of Professor Norman Mackay, President 1994-1997

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Seated three-quarter length, wearing the College robes and the President's badge of office.

Professor Mackay graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1959, gaining his MD in 1973. He became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1962 and then a Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 1963. Mackay then went to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1973, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 1975, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1994.

He worked as an Honorary Consultant Physician at the Victoria Infirmary in Glasgow, as well as being a Professor and then Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education at the University of Glasgow.

He was President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1994-1997.

Date

20th century

Identifier

117

Rights

© the artist

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90 x 71 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

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Seated three-quarter length, wearing the College robes and the President's badge of office.

Professor Mackay graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1959, gaining his MD in 1973. He became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1962 and then a Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 1963. Mackay then went to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1973, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 1975, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1994.

He worked as an Honorary Consultant Physician at the Victoria Infirmary in Glasgow, as well as being a Professor and then Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education at the University of Glasgow.

He was President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1994-1997.

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Portrait of Professor Brian O. Williams, CBE, PRCPSG 2006-2009

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Professor Williams graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1970 and spent the majority of his career working in geriatric medicine at the Glasgow Victoria Infirmary and Gartnavel Royal Hospital. He also worked as Senior Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine at Stobhill Hospital.

He served as President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 2006-2009.

Date

21st century

Identifier

538

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© the artist

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Professor Williams graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1970 and spent the majority of his career working in geriatric medicine at the Glasgow Victoria Infirmary and Gartnavel Royal Hospital. He also worked as Senior Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine at Stobhill Hospital.

He served as President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 2006-2009.

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Portrait of Professor Arthur C. Kennedy PRCPSG 1986-1988

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Seated half-length portrait in robes.

Arthur Kennedy studied medicine at the University of Glasgow and graduated in 1945. He specialised in renal medicine. heading up the dialysis team at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, as well as working as the Senior Lecturer in Medicine there.

He was President of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association from 1972-75. He also served as President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1986-1988.

Date

20th century

Identifier

53

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© the artist

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88 x 74 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Seated half-length portrait in robes.

Arthur Kennedy studied medicine at the University of Glasgow and graduated in 1945. He specialised in renal medicine. heading up the dialysis team at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, as well as working as the Senior Lecturer in Medicine there.

He was President of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association from 1972-75. He also served as President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1986-1988.

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Portrait of Professor Archibald Young, President 1935-1937

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Seated half-length in a grey suit.

Archibald Young qualified MB,CM from the University of Glasgow in 1895 after which he spent time in Europe continuing his studies. After returning to Glasgow he worked under great mentors, including Joseph Coats and Sir William Macewen. He spent much of his career working at the Western Infirmary, gradually working his way up the surgical posts from Extra Dispensary Surgeon in 1903 to Visiting Surgery to the Infirmary in 1917.

Young was Regius Professor of Surgery at the University of Glasgow from 1924–1939 and President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1935 to 1937.

This painting is the second portrait of Young painted by James Gunn. The first portrait, which was presented to Young in 1939, is now part of the University of Glasgow collection.

Date

20th century

Identifier

79

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© estate of the artist

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74.5 x 63 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Seated half-length in a grey suit.

Archibald Young qualified MB,CM from the University of Glasgow in 1895 after which he spent time in Europe continuing his studies. After returning to Glasgow he worked under great mentors, including Joseph Coats and Sir William Macewen. He spent much of his career working at the Western Infirmary, gradually working his way up the surgical posts from Extra Dispensary Surgeon in 1903 to Visiting Surgery to the Infirmary in 1917.

Young was Regius Professor of Surgery at the University of Glasgow from 1924–1939 and President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1935 to 1937.

This painting is the second portrait of Young painted by James Gunn. The first portrait, which was presented to Young in 1939, is now part of the University of Glasgow collection.

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Portrait of A. Ross Lorimer, President 2000-2003

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Seated, three-quarter length and wearing the President's badge against a red background.

Andrew Ross Lorimer graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1960 and MD in 1976. After spending time at Vanderbilt University performing research in nuclear medicine and biophysics, he took up the post of Registrar in Medicine at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1963. He was Lecturer in Cardiology at the University of Glasgow from 1966 to 1971, and was also consultant cardiologist at the GRI from 1971 to 1991.

He was President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 2000 to 2003.

Date

21st century

Identifier

361

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© the artist

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88 x 73 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Seated, three-quarter length and wearing the President's badge against a red background.

Andrew Ross Lorimer graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1960 and MD in 1976. After spending time at Vanderbilt University performing research in nuclear medicine and biophysics, he took up the post of Registrar in Medicine at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1963. He was Lecturer in Cardiology at the University of Glasgow from 1966 to 1971, and was also consultant cardiologist at the GRI from 1971 to 1991.

He was President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 2000 to 2003.

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Portrait of James McArthur, PRCPSG 1988-1990

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Standing half-length portrait of McArthur wearing college robes.

James McArthur graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1951, going on to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1956. McArthur spent the majority of his career working as a consultant surgeon at the Victoria Infirmary in Glasgow.

He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1970, serving as a councillor and eventually president from 1988-1990. During his time as president, he played a vital role in setting up the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examination.

Date

20th century

Identifier

52

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© the artist

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88 x 73 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Standing half-length portrait of McArthur wearing college robes.

James McArthur graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1951, going on to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1956. McArthur spent the majority of his career working as a consultant surgeon at the Victoria Infirmary in Glasgow.

He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1970, serving as a councillor and eventually president from 1988-1990. During his time as president, he played a vital role in setting up the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examination.


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Portrait of Ian A McGregor, PRCPSG 1984-1986

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Seated half-length with a bookcase in the background.

Ian Alexander McGregor graduated MB ChB from the University of Glasgow in 1944 with commendation, going on to serve in the Royal Army Medical Corps the next year. In the late 1940s he worked as an assistant lecturer in the Department of Anatomy at the University of Glasgow, before entering his chosen specialty of reconstructive surgery as a Registrar at the Burns Unit of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He was the Director of the West of Scotland Plastic Surgery Unit at Canniesburn Hospital from 1980-1986.

He was President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1984-1986.

Date

1986

Identifier

42

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© the artist

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64 x 53 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Seated half-length with a bookcase in the background.

Ian Alexander McGregor graduated MB ChB from the University of Glasgow in 1944 with commendation, going on to serve in the Royal Army Medical Corps the next year. In the late 1940s he worked as an assistant lecturer in the Department of Anatomy at the University of Glasgow, before entering his chosen specialty of reconstructive surgery as a Registrar at the Burns Unit of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He was the Director of the West of Scotland Plastic Surgery Unit at Canniesburn Hospital from 1980-1986.

He was President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1984-1986.

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Portrait of Mr Douglas H Clark, President 1980-1982

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Seated half-length in a blue jacket against a blue background.

Clark gained his MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1940, with the help of bursaries from the Rainy Foundation and the Miners Welfare. He worked for some time with Sir Charles Illingworth and also spent a period serving in the army. He was Senior Registrar at the Glasgow Western Infirmary and was a Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

He gained a ChM in 1950 and an MD in 1957. He then worked as a consultant surgeon at the Glasgow Western Infirmary.

Date

c. 1980

Identifier

40

Rights

© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images

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97 x 94 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Description

Seated half-length in a blue jacket against a blue background.

Clark gained his MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1940, with the help of bursaries from the Rainy Foundation and the Miners Welfare. He worked for some time with Sir Charles Illingworth and also spent a period serving in the army. He was Senior Registrar at the Glasgow Western Infirmary and was a Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

He gained a ChM in 1950 and an MD in 1957. He then worked as a consultant surgeon at the Glasgow Western Infirmary.

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Portrait of Mr. Colin Mackay President 1997-2000

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Seated three-quarter length in robes.

Mackay worked as a consultant surgeon at the Glasgow Western Infirmary and Gartnavel General Hospital. He retired from clinical practice in 1996, going on to serve as president of the College from 1997-2000. He was awarded a CBE in 2000 for his services to medicine.

Date

2000

Identifier

269

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© the artist

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88 x 73 cm

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Oil on canvas

Description

Seated three-quarter length in robes.

Mackay worked as a consultant surgeon at the Glasgow Western Infirmary and Gartnavel General Hospital. He retired from clinical practice in 1996, going on to serve as president of the College from 1997-2000. He was awarded a CBE in 2000 for his services to medicine.

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Portrait of John Gibson Fleming 1809-1879

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Seated half-length facing right.

Gibson Fleming gained his MD from the University of Glasgow in 1830. He entered the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1833 and started his career as a general practitioner in Glasgow. He then moved on to practice as a surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary before becoming Manager of the Infirmary in 1850. It was in this position that he helped to establish the Glasgow Royal Infirmary School of Medicine.

Gibson Fleming served as President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow for two terms; 1865 to 1868 and 1870 to 1872.

Date

c. 1880

Identifier

111

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75 x 62 cm

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Oil on canvas

Description

Seated half-length facing right.

Gibson Fleming gained his MD from the University of Glasgow in 1830. He entered the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1833 and started his career as a general practitioner in Glasgow. He then moved on to practice as a surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary before becoming Manager of the Infirmary in 1850. It was in this position that he helped to establish the Glasgow Royal Infirmary School of Medicine.

Gibson Fleming served as President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow for two terms; 1865 to 1868 and 1870 to 1872.

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Portrait of James Morton MD 1820-1889, President 1886-89

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Seated three-quarter length holding a book.

Morton was from a family with little money so had to find the money himself to pay for his medical education. He initially studied medicine at Anderson's University and became a Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1844. He went o to earn an MD from the University of St Andrews in 1845, after which he moved to Glasgow. In 1851 he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and was Professor of Materia Medica at Anderson's University until 1888.

He worked as a surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary at the same time as Joseph Lister, but was not a supporter of Lister's work into antisepsis. He wasn't totally against the idea of antisepsis, but instead refused to believe that carbolic acid was the best solution to use as an antiseptic.

Date

1886

Identifier

133

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Physical Dimensions

114 x 88 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Description

Seated three-quarter length holding a book.

Morton was from a family with little money so had to find the money himself to pay for his medical education. He initially studied medicine at Anderson's University and became a Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1844. He went o to earn an MD from the University of St Andrews in 1845, after which he moved to Glasgow. In 1851 he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and was Professor of Materia Medica at Anderson's University until 1888.

He worked as a surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary at the same time as Joseph Lister, but was not a supporter of Lister's work into antisepsis. He wasn't totally against the idea of antisepsis, but instead refused to believe that carbolic acid was the best solution to use as an antiseptic.

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Portrait of W. R. Snodgrass, PRCPSG 1948-1950

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Seated bust-length portrait of Snodgrass wearing college robes and President's badge.

William Robertson Snodgrass was a well-educated man, receiving several degrees from the University of Glasgow; MA in 1910, BSc in 1913, MBChB in 1913, and MD in 1935. He served with the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1920.

After the War he became Chief Medical Adviser of the Glasgow Venereal Disease service. He worked as a physician at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow and was Consultant Physician at the Glasgow Western Infirmary by 1942.

Date

20th century

Identifier

51

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© the artist's estate

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59.5 x 49.5 cm

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Oil on canvas

Description

Seated bust-length portrait of Snodgrass wearing college robes and President's badge.

William Robertson Snodgrass was a well-educated man, receiving several degrees from the University of Glasgow; MA in 1910, BSc in 1913, MBChB in 1913, and MD in 1935. He served with the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1920.

After the War he became Chief Medical Adviser of the Glasgow Venereal Disease service. He worked as a physician at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow and was Consultant Physician at the Glasgow Western Infirmary by 1942.

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Portrait of Thomas J Thomson PRCPSG 1982-1984

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Seated three quarter-length in robes.

Thomas Thomson graduated from MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1945. For the majority of his career he worked as Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Stobhill General Hospital in Glasgow. He was heavily involved in the teaching of clinical medicine and held teaching positions at the University of Glasgow and Glasgow Northern Hospitals.

Date

1984

Identifier

81

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© the artist

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113 x 93 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Description

Seated three quarter-length in robes.

Thomas Thomson graduated from MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1945. For the majority of his career he worked as Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Stobhill General Hospital in Glasgow. He was heavily involved in the teaching of clinical medicine and held teaching positions at the University of Glasgow and Glasgow Northern Hospitals.

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Portrait of J H Wright, PRCPSGlasg 1960-1962

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Seated three-quarter length in robes.

Joseph Wright studied at the University of Glasgow and graduated MBChB in 1922, and MD in 1932. 1932 was a momentous year for Wright as he also became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

The majority of his career was spent as Senior Consultant Physician at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, as well as Clinical Lecturer at the University of Glasgow.

Date

1963

Identifier

41

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© the artist's estate

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Physical Dimensions

108 x 88 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Description

Seated three-quarter length in robes.

Joseph Wright studied at the University of Glasgow and graduated MBChB in 1922, and MD in 1932. 1932 was a momentous year for Wright as he also became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

The majority of his career was spent as Senior Consultant Physician at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, as well as Clinical Lecturer at the University of Glasgow.

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Portrait of Andrew Freeland Fergus 1858-1939 President 1918-1921

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Bust-length in a grey suit.

Freeland Fergus studied at the University of Glasgow, graduating MB, CM in 1881 and MD in 1891. After further training in Europe he was appointed Assistant Surgeon at the Glasgow Eye Infirmary in 1882 and full Surgeon in 1890. He was at this post until 1919.

He made several contributions to the field of opthalmology, including the introduction of the sterilisation of instruments and dressings in his practice, and the promotion of the Blind Persons (Scotland) Act of 1920.

Freeland Fergus came from a well-known medical family, with both his father and brother also holding office as President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Date

20th century

Identifier

115

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76 x 62 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Description

Bust-length in a grey suit.

Freeland Fergus studied at the University of Glasgow, graduating MB, CM in 1881 and MD in 1891. After further training in Europe he was appointed Assistant Surgeon at the Glasgow Eye Infirmary in 1882 and full Surgeon in 1890. He was at this post until 1919.

He made several contributions to the field of opthalmology, including the introduction of the sterilisation of instruments and dressings in his practice, and the promotion of the Blind Persons (Scotland) Act of 1920.

Freeland Fergus came from a well-known medical family, with both his father and brother also holding office as President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

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Portrait of Arthur Henry Jacobs, PRCPSG 1958-1960

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Seated half-length in college robes.

Arthur Henry Jacobs studied medicine at St Mungo's College in Glasgow and gained his Triple Qualification in 1920. He spent some further time training in London, Paris, and Vienna.

Widely considered the "father of urology" in Glasgow, he was appointed as a urologist at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1930. He then became chief of the urology department by 1936. This department became a model for several other urology departments across the country. He was considered to be one of the best urologists in the world, with major contributions in the classification and surgical management of genitourinary tuberculosis.

Date

1991

Identifier

80

Rights

© the artist's estate

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58 x 48 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

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Seated half-length in college robes.

Arthur Henry Jacobs studied medicine at St Mungo's College in Glasgow and gained his Triple Qualification in 1920. He spent some further time training in London, Paris, and Vienna.

Widely considered the "father of urology" in Glasgow, he was appointed as a urologist at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1930. He then became chief of the urology department by 1936. This department became a model for several other urology departments across the country. He was considered to be one of the best urologists in the world, with major contributions in the classification and surgical management of genitourinary tuberculosis.

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Portrait of Alexander Dunlop Anderson MD 1797-1871, President 1852-1855

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Half-length portrait of Anderson wearing a black jacket.

Anderson studied medicine in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London, becoming a member of the College of Surgeons in 1816. He finally graduated with an MD in Edinburgh in 1819, moving to Glasgow the year after to set up practice. He joined the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1821.

Although primarily a physician, Anderson also had experience in surgery and held several surgical positions at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary during the 1820s. He was eventually appointed Physician to the Infirmary in 1838, and was also Physician to the Institution for the Deaf and Dumb.

Date

1870

Identifier

37

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90 x 70 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Half-length portrait of Anderson wearing a black jacket.

Anderson studied medicine in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London, becoming a member of the College of Surgeons in 1816. He finally graduated with an MD in Edinburgh in 1819, moving to Glasgow the year after to set up practice. He joined the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1821.

Although primarily a physician, Anderson also had experience in surgery and held several surgical positions at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary during the 1820s. He was eventually appointed Physician to the Infirmary in 1838, and was also Physician to the Institution for the Deaf and Dumb.


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Portrait of John Balmanno MD President 1802-1804, 1812-1814

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Seated three-quarter length by a desk. Oil on canvas.
The physician John Balmanno was Visiting Physician to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Glasgow Royal Asylum, and served two terms as President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons between 1802 and 1814.

He studied medicine in Edinburgh, graduating in 1798, and was admitted to the College in 1801. He took up his position at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1804, then going on to taking up the role of Visiting Physicians to the Glasgow Royal Asylum in 1821- this post was previously held by Robert Cleghorn.

Balmanno’s mother was a well-known apothecary in the Trongate in Glasgow.

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MacNee; Sir; Daniel (1806-1882); Artist, RA); Studio of Sir Daniel Macnee (Chrisitie's) or Raeburn; Sir; Henry (1756-1823); Artist (Gibson, 1983)

Date

19th century

Identifier

38

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Physical Dimensions

125 x 100 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

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Seated three-quarter length by a desk. Oil on canvas.

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Mr Colin MacKay laying a wreath at the tomb of Peter Lowe

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Photograph of College President, Mr Colin MacKay, laying a wreath at the tombstone of the founder of the College, Maister Peter Lowe, at Glasgow Cathedral.

Date

5 December 1999

Identifier

RCPSG/1/12/4/812/3

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photograph

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Photograph of College President, Mr Colin MacKay, laying a wreath at the tombstone of the founder of the College, Maister Peter Lowe, at Glasgow Cathedral.

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