John Hunter Brass Plaque Photo

John Hunter brass plaque - John Hunter, 13 February 1728 - 16 October 1793, Pioneer Anatomist and Surgeon.    John Hunter was born in East Kilbride, Scotland in 1728. After an unremarkable childhood, he journeyed south to London to work as a disector {sic} for his brother William, a teacher of anatomy. He studied surgery at Chelsea and St. Bartholemew's {sic} Hospital.    His interest in the subject grew to such an extent that he formed a collection of 10,500 anatomical specimens, initially accommodated in his house in Le

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