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Copy of Regulations at the Glasgow Western Infirmary

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Copy of Regulations at the Glasgow Western Infirmary

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

Date

c. 1900

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RCPSG 1/20/5/2

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

Glasgow Musical Festival Booklet 1873

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Glasgow Musical Festival Booklet 1873

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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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c. 1873

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Reading Room ML37.G7 GLA

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Robert Anderson

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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.

Illustration of the Western Infirmary

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Illustration of the Western Infirmary

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

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

Early ultraosund scan

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Early ultraosund scan

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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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Dr Patricia Morley

Date

c. 1968

Identifier

RCPSG 65/3/1-2

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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.

Scan of Carl Browning Bust

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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.

Ultrasonic Echo-Sounding (Sonar)

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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.

Plaster bust of Professor Carl Browning

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Plaster bust of Professor Carl Browning

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Plaster bust by Benno Schotz of Professor Carl Hamilton Browning (1881-1972).

Browning was a Scottish bacteriologist and immunologist. He graduated from the University of Glasgow in medicine in 1907, taking up a position in 1908 as a lecturer in bacteriology under Professor Robert Muir.

In 1911, he became the Director of the Clinical Laboratory at the Glasgow Western Infirmary. After the Great War, he was holder of the Gardiner Chair of Bacteriology at the University of Glasgow from 1919 until 1951.

Professor Browning was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the College in 1958.

Date

1950

Identifier

453

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50 x 64 x 30 cm

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Plaster

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Plaster bust by Benno Schotz of Professor Carl Hamilton Browning (1881-1972).

Browning was a Scottish bacteriologist and immunologist. He graduated from the University of Glasgow in medicine in 1907, taking up a position in 1908 as a lecturer in bacteriology under Professor Robert Muir.

In 1911, he became the Director of the Clinical Laboratory at the Glasgow Western Infirmary. After the Great War, he was holder of the Gardiner Chair of Bacteriology at the University of Glasgow from 1919 until 1951.

Professor Browning was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the College in 1958.

Portrait of William Loudon Reid MD 1845-1931

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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.

Portrait of Sir Hector Clare Cameron (1843-1928)

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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.


Portrait of  Roy Frew Young (1879-1948)

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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.

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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.

Portrait of William Macewen, CB DCL FRS 1848-1924

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Portrait of William Macewen, CB DCL FRS 1848-1924

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Seated three-quarter length in a black suit against a dark background.
Macewen was a surgeon who worked in several hospitals in Glasgow, including the Royal Infirmary and the Western Infirmary. He was a pioneer of modern brain surgery and developed a number of operating techniques in bone surgery. He was also an early proponent of aseptic procedures in the operating theatre and often had surgical instruments and theatre furniture designed to his own specifications.

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20th century

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91

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36" x 28"

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Oil on canvas

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Seated three-quarter length in a black suit against a dark background.

Portrait of Professor Archibald Young, President 1935-1937

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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.

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20th century

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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.

Portrait of Mr Douglas H Clark, President 1980-1982

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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.

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c. 1980

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40

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© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images

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97 x 94 cm

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Oil on canvas

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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.

Portrait of Mr. Colin Mackay President 1997-2000

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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

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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.

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