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Title

Portrait of William Weir (1794-1876)

Description

Seated half-length in a black suit on a dark background.

William Weir studied medicine at the University of Glasgow and became a member of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1816. He graduate MD from the University of Glasgow in 1829.

He worked at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary initially as a surgeon, before becoming Physician to the Infirmary in 1840.

Creator

Graham-Gilbert, John (Scottish painter and collector, 1794-1866)

Date

19th century

Identifier

88

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Physical Dimensions

90 x 69.5 cm

Materials

oil on canvas

Portrait of William Weir (1794-1876)

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

90 x 69.5 cm

Materials

oil on canvas

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Portrait of William Weir (1794-1876)

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Citation

Graham-Gilbert, John (Scottish painter and collector, 1794-1866), “Portrait of William Weir (1794-1876),” Heritage, accessed September 27, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/505.