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John Green Crosse (1790–1850)

Photo credit: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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Portrait of John Green Crosse, Surgeon. Born in Suffolk, Crosse was a leading Surgeon and Lithotomist in Norwich in the 1800s. He was elected as one of the original 300 Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1843. He was awarded the Jacksonian Prize for an essay on bladder stones and an honorary MD by Heidelberg University. A stained glass window was erected in his memory in Norwich Cathedral, where he is buried.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital



John Green Crosse (1790–1850)




oil on canvas


H 76 x W 63 cm

Accession number

NWHHA : 1995.24.1

Acquisition method

gift, c.1871

Work type



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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Hospital Arts Project, Colney Lane, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7UY England

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