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Photograph of Joseph Lister Memorial Stone

Description

Digital photograph of the Joseph Lister Memorial Stone at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. This stone commemorates the site of Lister Wards where Joseph Lister famously pioneered his practice of antisepsis.

The stone reads:

"On this site stood the surgical wards in which from 1861 to 1869 Joseph Lister surgeon to the Royal Infirmary and Regius Professor of Surgery in the University of Glasgow intiated the method of antiseptic treatement."

Date

c. 2021

Photograph of Joseph Lister Memorial Stone

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Citation

“Photograph of Joseph Lister Memorial Stone,” Heritage, accessed October 24, 2021, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/1614.