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Painting (Oil on Canvas, Framed) of an Anatomy Lecture, Attributed to James Paxton, Oxford, c.1840

Inventory Number: 23518
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1931-19
Brief Description: The picture is believed to show Dr William Greenhill lecturing to a class of medical students in his house at 91 High Street, Oxford. Greenhill occupied 91 High Street from 1839 until 1851, and is known to have boarded medical students there (Census Return for 1841).
The lecturer has also been plausibly identified as John Kidd.
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Provenance: Presented by the Radcliffe Infirmary in 1931.
Collection Group:
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
870 760 72 mm

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Image with multimedia irn 50041

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