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Oil on canvas, 127 x 104 cm

Born at Pinkerton, near St Andrews, Andrew Duncan graduated with an MA from St Andrews in 1762, and studied medicine in Edinburgh under William Cullen, John Gregory, Alexander Monro secundus and Joseph Black. As a…

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Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 66 cm

Born in Aberdeen, James Matthews Duncan (1826–1890) was educated at Aberdeen Grammar School. He obtained an MA from Marischal College, before going on to study medicine in Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

In 1846 he…

Oil on canvas, 88.5 x 79.5 cm

Niall Finlayson was born in British Guiana, attended Loretto School, Edinburgh, and graduated from the medical school at Edinburgh University in 1964. After junior hospital posts at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary he…

Oil on canvas, 129.5 x 104 cm

Born in Calcutta, Thomas Richard Fraser (1841–1920) graduated with an MD from Edinburgh in 1862; he was awarded a Gold Medal for his thesis on the actions and therapeutic use of the ordeal bean of Calabar,…

Oil on canvas, 101 x 81 cm

A son of the manse, Andrew Rae Gilchrist was educated at George Watson's College and the University of Edinburgh, where he graduated with a MB ChB in 1921. After resident posts in Cambridge and London, he returned to…

Oil on canvas, 75 x 62.5 cm

Born in Arbroath, Ronald Girdwood attended Daniel Stewart's College and graduated in Edinburgh as the Ettles Scholar of his year in 1939. It was perhaps chance and the uncertainties of wartime service that led him…

Oil on canvas, 127 x 101.6 cm

Born in Aberdeen and educated there and Edinburgh, the name of James Gregory is still remembered by the laity in Scotland on account of a stomach powder he formulated. An African student attending an oral…

Oil on canvas, 71 x 66 cm

Born in Arbroath and educated in Dundee, Alexander Keiller attended medical classes in Edinburgh. He became a Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1833 and two years later Doctor of Medicine at St…

Acrylic on board, 18 x 19 cm

Artist: Ian Hughes

Oil on canvas, 101.5 x 76.2 cm

Born in Yorkshire, Thomas Laycock (1812–1876) served as an apprentice to a surgeon, following which he followed a medical course at University College, London. He obtained an MRCS in 1835; further study followed…
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