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LSHTM - Chadwick London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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Chadwick

Site: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (24 memorials)

WC1, Gower Street, School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

This listed building was designed by Vernor Rees in 1926, one of the first steel-framed buildings ever erected. The balconies are decorated with gilded bronze insects and animals involved in transmitting disease - all charming and beautifully photographed at Ornamental Passions where you will also find more info on the building and its decorations. Incorporated into the design is a frieze of 23 names around the top and above the entrances. The LSHTM website has a page about this frieze and the men commemorated - they are all men. The names were selected by a committee which chose to exclude Florence Nightingale (the only woman on the short-list) due to the length of her name, but they found room for Pettenkofer.

Walking anti-clockwise around the building the names read:
On the Gower Street façade, the first 3 being above the entrance:
Pringle
Sydenham
Lind
Gorgas
Laveran
Reed

On the Keppel Street façade:
Ross
Farr
Jenner
Shattuck
Chadwick
Simon
Manson
Lister
Pasteur
Koch
Bruce

On the Malet Street façade, the last 3 being above the entrance:
Parkes
Leishman
Lewis
Frank
Pettenkofer
Biggs

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
LSHTM - Chadwick

Information Subjects commemorated

46742

Sir Edwin Chadwick

Born Lancashire but brought up in London. A friend of Jeremy Bentham, Bentham...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
LSHTM - Chadwick

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45026

Chamberlain - LSHTM

Neville's father, Joseph, had been involved in the School's foundation in 189...

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