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Henry Bence Jones (1813–1873)
Henry Bence Jones (1813–1873)
Henry Bence Jones (1813–1873)
Henry Bence Jones (1813–1873)
Henry Bence Jones (1813–1873)
Henry Bence Jones (1813–1873)

Photo credit: St George's, University of London

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The sitter was an English physician and chemist at St George's Hospital. He discovered a protein in urine, associated with multiple myeloma in 1847, which is named after him.

In many exacting details, the head of this plaster bust is identical to the head of Henry Bence Jones in the collection of The Royal Institution, the latter having been presented by Royal Institution members in late March of 1873. However, Woolner's head is connected to shoulders, a cloak and a socle that match George Halse's signed (1856) bust of Caesar Henry Hawkins in the same hospital collection.

St George's, University of London

London

Title

Henry Bence Jones (1813–1873)

Date

c.1873

Medium

plaster

Measurements

H 78 x W 50 x D 23 cm

Accession number

ARTSCULP_010

Work type

Bust

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