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119 - Portrait of David Livingstone.jpg

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Portrait of David Livingstone

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Seated half-length in a black coat and grey trousers.

This portrait was purchased by the Faculty in 1875. It is an 'enlarged photograph by Mr Thomas Annan coloured in oil' and cost 30 guineas. The photograph was taken in 1864, and the image was coloured in oil after Livingstone's death.

Date

1864 - c.1875

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119

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90 x 69 cm

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oil painting

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Seated half-length in a black coat and grey trousers.

This portrait was purchased by the Faculty in 1875. It is an 'enlarged photograph by Mr Thomas Annan coloured in oil' and cost 30 guineas. The photograph was taken in 1864, and the image was coloured in oil after Livingstone's death.

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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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Portrait of Professor James Jeffray, professor of anatomy 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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Portrait of Professor James Jeffray, professor of anatomy 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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Portrait of William Weir 1794-1876, President 1847-49. Seated half-length in a black suit on a dark background.

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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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Portrait of William Weir 1794-1876, President 1847-49. Seated half-length in a black suit on a dark background.

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Portrait of William Hunter (1718-1783)

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Bust-length against a dark background. According to Gibson 1983 this portrait is a copy of part of the original by Sir Joshua Reynolds in the Hunterian Museum.
Presented to the Royal Faculty by John Marshall Cowan MD FRFPSG.

Date

19th century

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97

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19th century

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oil on canvas

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Bust-length against a dark background. According to Gibson 1983 this portrait is a copy of part of the original by Sir Joshua Reynolds in the Hunterian Museum.

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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

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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

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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.

Date

20th century

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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.

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Portrait of James Wilson 1783-1854

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

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19th century

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89

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125.5 x 100 cm

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oil on canvas

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

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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.
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

Identifier

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

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Seated half-length holding a book.

Creator

Scottish School

Date

19th century

Identifier

109

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76 x 63 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

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Seated half-length holding a book.

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Portrait of James Young Simpson

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584

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40 cm x 48 cm

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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.

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.

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Portrait of Alexander MacGregor

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Seated half-length in a blue suit against a curtained background.

Date

20th century

Identifier

229

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© the artist's estate

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55 x 42 cm

Materials

Print

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Seated half-length in a blue suit against a curtained background.

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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.
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

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© 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.
Dr Robert Watt was the compiler of the Bibliotheca Britannica and President of the Faculty of Physicians and 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.

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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

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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

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Seated half-length portrait of Hume wearing robes.

Date

20th century

Identifier

54

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© 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.

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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.

Date

20th century

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117

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© the artist

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90 x 71 cm

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Oil on canvas

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

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

Date

21st century

Identifier

538

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© the artist

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Oil on canvas

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Portrait of Professor Arthur C. Kennedy PRCPSG 1986-1988

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Seated half-length portrait in robes.

Date

20th century

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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.

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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.

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.

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Portrait of John Reid LFPSG 1809-1881

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Seated half-length with his left arm resting on an edition of "The Philosphy of Death"

Creator

Circle of Sir George Reid (Ewan Mundy 1993)

Date

19th century

Identifier

107

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75.5 x 61 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Seated half-length with his left arm resting on an edition of "The Philosphy of Death"

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Portrait of George Stevenson Middleton 1853-1928 Honorary Fellow 1926

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Seated three-quarter length in black against a brown background.

Date

20th century

Identifier

134

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109 x 84 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Seated three-quarter length in black against a brown background.

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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.

Date

20th century

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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.

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Portrait of Thomas J Thomson PRCPSG 1982-1984

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Seated three quarter-length in robes.

Date

1984

Identifier

81

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© the artist

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113 x 93 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

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Seated three quarter-length in robes.

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Portrait of J H Wright, PRCPSGlasg 1960-1962

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Seated three-quarter length in robes.

Date

1963

Identifier

41

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© the artist's estate

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108 x 88 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Seated three-quarter length in robes.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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Portrait of Robert Hamilton

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Portrait of Robert Hamilton, standing half-length in a black lace-trimmed cloak.
The physician Robert Hamilton was one of the co-founders of the College, and is named in the Royal Charter of 1599 alongside Peter Lowe and William Spang.

According to College minutes the early portraits of Hamilton, Lowe and Spang had deteriorated to such an extent by 1822 that copies were made. The original was the work of an artist from the 17th Century Scottish School.

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Scottish school

Date

17th century

Identifier

98

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90.5 x 69.5 cm

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Oil on canvas

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Portrait of Robert Hamilton, standing half-length in a black lace-trimmed cloak.

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