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Title

Portrait of James Watson MD 1787-1871, President 1838-41, 1849-52, 1857-60

Description

Seated three-quarter length in President's chair.
James Watson served a record three terms as President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons between 1838 and 1860, and became known as “The Father of the Faculty.” He is pictured here seated in the President’s chair, which still resides in the President’s office in College today.

Creator

Macnee, Daniel (Scottish painter, 1806-1882)

Date

19th century

Identifier

102

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

116 x 96 cm

Materials

oil on canvas

Portrait of James Watson MD 1787-1871, President 1838-41, 1849-52, 1857-60

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

116 x 96 cm

Materials

oil on canvas

Files

GLA_RCPG_PCF_13[1].jpg

Collection

Citation

Macnee, Daniel (Scottish painter, 1806-1882), “Portrait of James Watson MD 1787-1871, President 1838-41, 1849-52, 1857-60,” Heritage, accessed December 10, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/496.