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Case notes of patients from Glasgow Asylum for Lunatics

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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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Robert Cleghorn, John Balmanno.

Date

c. 1814 - onwards

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RCPSG 1/20/2/2

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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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Photograph of Original Building of Gartnavel Royal Hospital

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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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Kirsty Earley

Date

c. 2020

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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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Glasgow Royal Asylum for Lunatics Annual Report

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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

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James Hedderwick & Son

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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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David Yellowlees Medal

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David Yellowlees medal in leather-covered case.

Dr David Yellowlees was the Physician Superintendent of the Glasgow Royal Asylum (Gartnavel) from 1874 to 1901. He also held the post of Lecturer in Insanity at the University of Glasgow from 1880.

A controversial figure in his day, Yellowlees was an advocate for using restraint in certain patient cases at Gartnavel, despite the majority of asylums moving away from this method.

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c. 1901

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2003/40.17

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Length: 4.7 cm

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Leather, metal, satin, velvet, wood.

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David Yellowlees medal in leather-covered case.

Dr David Yellowlees was the Physician Superintendent of the Glasgow Royal Asylum (Gartnavel) from 1874 to 1901. He also held the post of Lecturer in Insanity at the University of Glasgow from 1880.

A controversial figure in his day, Yellowlees was an advocate for using restraint in certain patient cases at Gartnavel, despite the majority of asylums moving away from this method.

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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

Identifier

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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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.

Date

20th century

Identifier

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 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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Oil on canvas

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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 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

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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.

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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.

Creator

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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125 x 100 cm

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Oil on canvas

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

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