image parkes e a_memoir of sir john forbes_frontispiece
Image number: RS.13110
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of John Forbes

Date

ca.1860

Sitter

John Forbes (1787-1861, British), Physician

Creator

Unknown, Photographer

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 94mm
width (print): 71mm

Subject

Description

Three-quarter length studio portrait of Sir John Forbes, standing with his right arm crooked, hand on hip.

Frontispiece to the book Memoir of Sir John Forbes… by Edmond Alexander Parkes (London, Savill & Edwards, 1862).

Sir John Forbes (1798-1861) British physician and medical journalist was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1829.

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