Sir Robert Sibbald Bar.t M.D.1761_AEtatis 60.
Engraved for the Naturalist's Library. [n.d. c.1838.]
Engraving, cut. 156 x 96mm (6¼ x 3¾").
Sir Robert Sibbald (1641-1722) the Scottish physician and antiquary. In 1667 he started the botanical garden in Edinburgh with Sir Andrew Balfour, and he took a leading part in establishing the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. In 1685 he was appointed the first professor of medicine at the University of Edinburgh; he was also appointed Geographer Royal in 1682.
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