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Sir William Knighton (1776 – 11 October 1836)  In that year he was Assistant Surgeon at the Royal Naval Hospital Plymouth, and then commenced private practice, initially in Devonport, in London from 1803 then briefly Edinburgh, then in London again from 1806. He was Medical Officer to the Embassy to Spain in 1809. He retired from private practice in 1822.  He was Physician to the Prince of Wales in 1810.  Referred to often in Georgette Heyer novels.

Sir William Knighton (1776 – 11 October 1836) In that year he was Assistant Surgeon at the Royal Naval Hospital Plymouth, and then commenced private practice, initially in Devonport, in London from 1803 then briefly Edinburgh, then in London again from 1806. He was Medical Officer to the Embassy to Spain in 1809. He retired from private practice in 1822. He was Physician to the Prince of Wales in 1810. Referred to often in Georgette Heyer novels.

The subjects of this portrait are Chang & Eng Bunker, the original “Siamese Twins”. Chang & Eng were born in 1811 to Chinese parents in Siam, which is now known as Thailand. As babies, the twins escaped a death sentence imposed upon them by King Rama II, who believed their birth was an ill omen.

The subjects of this portrait are Chang & Eng Bunker, the original “Siamese Twins”. Chang & Eng were born in 1811 to Chinese parents in Siam, which is now known as Thailand. As babies, the twins escaped a death sentence imposed upon them by King Rama II, who believed their birth was an ill omen.

Dr Mary Edwards Walker, Civil War civilian surgeon who earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for Meritorious Service

Dr Mary Edwards Walker, Civil War civilian surgeon who earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for Meritorious Service

James and Jane Sloan Parker. Picture taken at the time of wedding, February 1851. James graduated from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, became well-known physician, practiced in Glen Moore, PA for more than 40 years. Bow tie.

James and Jane Sloan Parker. Picture taken at the time of wedding, February 1851. James graduated from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, became well-known physician, practiced in Glen Moore, PA for more than 40 years. Bow tie.

Contracture De La Face   Salpêtrière Hospital   Date: 1876  Is Part Of: Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière, (Service de M. Charcot), by Désiré-Magloire Bourneville and Paul Régnard, Volume 1 1876-187

Contracture De La Face Salpêtrière Hospital Date: 1876 Is Part Of: Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière, (Service de M. Charcot), by Désiré-Magloire Bourneville and Paul Régnard, Volume 1 1876-187

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