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Title

David Yellowlees Medal

Description

David Yellowlees medal in leather-covered case.

Dr David Yellowlees was the Physician Superintendent of the Glasgow Royal Asylum (Gartnavel) from 1874 to 1901. He also held the post of Lecturer in Insanity at the University of Glasgow from 1880.

A controversial figure in his day, Yellowlees was an advocate for using restraint in certain patient cases at Gartnavel, despite the majority of asylums moving away from this method.

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/40.17

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 4.7 cm

Materials

Leather, metal, satin, velvet, wood.

David Yellowlees Medal

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 4.7 cm

Materials

Leather, metal, satin, velvet, wood.

Files

David Yellowlees Medal
David Yellowlees Medal

Collection

Citation

“David Yellowlees Medal,” Heritage, accessed June 25, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/648.