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Queen Victoria. Photograph.

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Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sight 28.4 x 23.2 cm

Lettering

Victoria Rg Sept: 10. 1871.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 45845i

Lettering note

Typed label stuck on backing: "Lord Lister, P.C., O.M., F.R.S., F.R.C.S. 1827-1912. Surgeon in ordinary to H.M. Queen Victoria. This photograph was presented to Lord Lister in 1871, following his operation upon Her Majesty for an abscess in the arm-pit. She afterwards complimented him on 'a most disagreeable duty most agreeably performed'. ... This photograph became the property of Lord Lister's nieces, and was sold by auction on the death of Miss Edith M. Lister of Leytonstone, 1950."


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