M0006684: Portrait of William Pulteney Alison (1790-1859)

2 April 1940
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M0006684: Portrait of William Pulteney Alison (1790-1859). In copyright. Source: Wellcome Collection.

About this work

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Previous title, replaced May 2020: William Pulteney Alison


Photograph of an oil painting of William Pulteney Alison (1790-1859), Scottish physician and social reformer. The painting was acquired at auction from Robinson, Fisher & Harding on 10th December 1931, Lot 157 and accessioned by the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum on 18th January 1932 (CC 5617).


2 April 1940

Physical description

1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm

Related material

Wellcome Collection holds the accession register for the item depicted in the glass plate negative:CC 5617


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

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