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Robert Whytt (1714–1766)

Photo credit: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

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Born in Edinburgh, Robert Whytt was the son of Robert Whytt of Bennochie, Fife. He studied medicine in Edinburgh for four years as a pupil of Monro primus. He made further study in London, Paris and Leyden, obtaining a MD from Rheims in 1736; a MD from St Andrews in 1737; Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 1737 and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 1738.

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Edinburgh


Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 76 x W 66 cm

Accession number

PCF44

Work type

Painting


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Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

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