George Fordyce. M.D. F.R.S.Senior Physician of S.t. Thomas's Hospital.
Publish'd May 7.th. 1795 by T. Phillips N.o. 20 Air Street.
Mezzotint, scarce with very large margins. Plate: 250 x 340mm, (9¾ x 13¼"). Some foxing. Laid on album sheet.
Half-portrait of George Fordyce (1736-1802), who was a Scottish physician and scientist who was elected as physician of St. Thomas's Hospital, London in 1770 and was a fellow of the Royal Society and the Royal College of Physicians. Fordyce sits reading a book titled 'Treatise on Fever'.
Ex: Collection of the Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd. Wellcome: 1005
[Ref: 35129] £390.00