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Title

Portrait of James McArthur, PRCPSG 1988-1990

Description

Standing half-length portrait of McArthur wearing college robes.

James McArthur graduated MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 1951, going on to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1956. McArthur spent the majority of his career working as a consultant surgeon at the Victoria Infirmary in Glasgow.

He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1970, serving as a councillor and eventually president from 1988-1990. During his time as president, he played a vital role in setting up the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examination.

Date

20th century

Identifier

52

Rights

© the artist

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

88 x 73 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Portrait of James McArthur, PRCPSG 1988-1990

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

88 x 73 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Files

GLA_RCPG_PCF_50.jpg

Collection

Citation

Mackintosh; Anne H. (1944-); Artist, “Portrait of James McArthur, PRCPSG 1988-1990,” Heritage, accessed May 29, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/454.