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Portrait of Hugh Miller 1812-1879 Licentiate 1835 and Fellow 1860

Description

Seated three-quarter length in a dark suit.

Hugh Miller initially set out to become a lawyer, working in firms in Kilmarnock and Glasgow. However, his eyes then turned to medicine and he received a License from the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1835. He was able to take the License after attending classes privately, as well as at the University of Glasgow and Anderon's College.

He spent some time practicing in India, returning to Glasgow in 1860. He again attended the University of Glasgow and received his MD, as well as becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Date

19th century

Identifier

194

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Materials

Oil on canvas

Portrait of Hugh Miller 1812-1879 Licentiate 1835 and Fellow 1860

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Oil on canvas

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GLA_RCPG_0094.jpg

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Citation

Macbeth; Norman (1821-1888); Artist, RSA, “Portrait of Hugh Miller 1812-1879 Licentiate 1835 and Fellow 1860,” Heritage, accessed May 29, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/371.