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Lister's Graduation Gown

Description

Held within the Lister Room of the College is Sir Joseph Lister's graduation gown. Lister was a student of University College London initially as a botany student. After obtaining his bachelor's degree, he studied medicine and became first assistant to James Syme at the University of Edinburgh.

Creator

Christie & Findlayer

Date

c. 1840-1850s

Lister's Graduation Gown

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lister robes 2.jpg
lister robes 13.jpg
lister robes 17.jpg

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Citation

Christie & Findlayer, “Lister's Graduation Gown,” Heritage, accessed October 24, 2021, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/114.