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Dr John Richard Farre (1775–1862), Co-Founder of the Royal Ophthalmic Hospital

Image credit: Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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This portrait was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1838, no. 136, as presented to the Royal London Opthalmic Hospital, Moorfields.

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust



Dr John Richard Farre (1775–1862), Co-Founder of the Royal Ophthalmic Hospital


1838 or before


oil on canvas


H 85 x W 70 cm

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presented by Roach and Michael Nihil Bovell, 1838; on long-term loan to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, since 2010

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