mobile nav

Memorial

John Hunter, Lincoln's Inn Fields John Hunter, Lincoln's Inn Fields

Bust: John Hunter, Lincoln's Inn Fields

Erection date: 1977

Inscription

{The front of the stone plinth is inscribed:}
Hunter

{On a plaque attached to the side of the plinth:}
This bust of John Hunter (1728 - 1793), the founder of scientific surgery, whose museum is housed in the Royal College of Surgeons of England is a gift of the President and Council of the College made in 1977 to record their appreciation of the pleasure and satisfaction that the college's long association with Lincoln's Inn Fields (since 1796) has given to successive generations of fellows, members, students and staff: and to mark the celebrations of the Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Visitor and Honorary Fellow of the College.

Sculptor: N.F. Boonham

{The bust is inscribed:}
Boonham

Site: John Hunter, Lincoln's Inn Fields (1 memorial)

WC2, Lincoln's Inn Fields

Go to map of other memorials in this area

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
John Hunter, Lincoln's Inn Fields

Information Subjects commemorated

46319

Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

The twenty-fifth anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II.  This wa...

Read More

46218

Queen Elizabeth II

Born 17 Bruton Street. When she was 10 her father became King George VI (on t...

Read More

46211

John Hunter

Pioneer anatomist and surgeon. Born in East Kilbride, Scotland. After an unre...

Read More

This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
John Hunter, Lincoln's Inn Fields

Information Created by

46905

Royal College of Surgeons

Henry VIII brought two organisations together in 1540 to form the Company of ...

Read More