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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.

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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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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.

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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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Portrait of Sir Hector Clare Cameron (1843-1928)

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Sir Hector Clare Cameron (1843–1929), President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1897–1900). Seated half-length against a dark background.

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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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Sir Hector Clare Cameron (1843–1929), President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1897–1900). Seated half-length against a dark background.

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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. 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

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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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