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Patrick Steptoe (1913–1988)
Patrick Steptoe (1913–1988)
Patrick Steptoe (1913–1988)
Patrick Steptoe (1913–1988)
Patrick Steptoe (1913–1988)
Patrick Steptoe (1913–1988)
Patrick Steptoe (1913–1988)

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

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A bust of one of the pioneers of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF). In 1978 the work of obstetrician Steptoe, physiologist Robert Edwards, and embryologist Jean Purdy came to fruition with the successful delivery of Louise Brown, the world's first 'test tube baby'.

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists



resin & marble


H 37 x W 21 x D 23 cm;
Plinth: H 8.5 x W 17 x D 17 cm

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Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

10–18 Union Street, London, Greater London SE1 1SZ England

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