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Portrait of William Loudon Reid MD 1845-1931

Description

Half-length portrait of Reid wearing a black jacket.

William Louden Reid graduated MB, CM from the University of Glasgow in 1866, and had acted as a dresser to Joseph Lister as a student. He gained his MD in 1869 and became a Fellow of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1877. In the same year he began working as a physician at the Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital.

He held several other position in Glasgow during his career; Obstetric Physician to the Royal Maternity Hospital, Professor of Midwifery and Diseases of Children in the Anderson College, Gynaecologist to the Western Infirmary and Consulting Surgeon to the Royal Samaritan Hospital for Women.

He became an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1931. Reid served as their President from 1905-1907.

Creator

Crawford, Robert Cree (Scottish painter, 1842-1924)

Date

19th century

Identifier

36

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

74 x 61.5 cm

Materials

oil on canvas

Portrait of William Loudon Reid MD 1845-1931

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

74 x 61.5 cm

Materials

oil on canvas

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Portrait of William Loudon Reid MD 1845-1931

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Citation

Crawford, Robert Cree (Scottish painter, 1842-1924), “Portrait of William Loudon Reid MD 1845-1931,” Heritage, accessed June 27, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/504.