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Portrait of John Gibson Fleming 1809-1879

Description

Seated half-length facing right.

Gibson Fleming gained his MD from the University of Glasgow in 1830. He entered the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1833 and started his career as a general practitioner in Glasgow. He then moved on to practice as a surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary before becoming Manager of the Infirmary in 1850. It was in this position that he helped to establish the Glasgow Royal Infirmary School of Medicine.

Gibson Fleming served as President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow for two terms; 1865 to 1868 and 1870 to 1872.

Date

c. 1880

Identifier

111

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

75 x 62 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Portrait of John Gibson Fleming 1809-1879

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

75 x 62 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

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Portrait of John Gibson Fleming 1809-1879

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Citation

MacNee; Sir; Daniel (1806-1882); Artist, RA, “Portrait of John Gibson Fleming 1809-1879,” Heritage, accessed September 27, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/379.