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1800 Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828). Henrietta Marchant (Mrs. Robert Liston).

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Sir Robert Liston, Diplomat - David Wilkie, 1811

Robert Liston (28 October 1794 – 7 December 1847) was a pioneering Scottish surgeon, and the son of the Scottish minister and inventor Henry Liston, whose father was also a Robert Liston, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Liston was noted for his skill and speed in an era prior to anaesthetics, when speed made a difference in terms of pain and survival.

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Oscar winning actor Robert Montgomery (1904-1981), joined the U.S. Navy and served as Naval Attache on British destroyers hunting U-boats. He became a PT boat commander, and participated in the D-Day invasion on board a Destroyer. Montgomery served five years of active war duty, was awarded a Bronze Star, the Good Conduct Medal, the American Defense Service Ribbon, the European Theater Ribbon with 2 Battle Stars, one Overseas Service Bar, and promoted to the rank of Lt. Commander.

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The Empress by Robert Finale ~ Victorian home Cape May, NJ

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from 9GAG

On a book called "The Alarming History Of Medicine"

Robert Liston (1794 – 1847), in case anyone is wondering. This is true. He amputated a leg so fast that he removed the patients testicles in his enthusiasm as well.

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from The Atlantic

'Time Me, Gentlemen': The Fastest Surgeon of the 19th Century

Dr. Robert Liston (1794-1847) was a pioneering Scottish surgeon who was noted for his skill and speed in an era before anaesthetics, Only 1 in 10 of Listons patients died and he was once timed whislt performing a leg amputation, from the first incision to the final cutting of the suture threads it only took 2 1/2 minutes.

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Union cockade with a picture of Maj. Robert Anderson in the center

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Handcrafted Necklaces and Other Artisan Jewelry | Robert Redford's Sundance Catalog

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