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Portrait of Roy Frew Young (1879-1948)

Description

Roy Frew Young (1879–1948), President of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (1940–1942). Seated half-length in a grey suit.
Roy Frew Young was educated at Glasgow Academy and graduated in arts and medicine at Cambridge. He held a number of surgical posts in hospitals throughout the west of Scotland, including an early resident post under Sir George Beatson at the Western Infirmary. He served in France with the RAMC during the First World War and was awarded the Military Cross.

Young served on the Council of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons for eleven years and was President from 1940-1942. This portrait was commissioned by Young's house surgeons and assistants.

Creator

Law, Andrew (British painter, 1873-1967)

Date

20th century

Identifier

104

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

38" x 30"

Materials

oil on canvas

Portrait of Roy Frew Young (1879-1948)

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

38" x 30"

Materials

oil on canvas

Files

GLA_RCPG_PCF_15[1].jpg

Collection

Citation

Law, Andrew (British painter, 1873-1967) , “Portrait of Roy Frew Young (1879-1948),” Heritage, accessed December 16, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/501.