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ID number:  BIRRC-A0265
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Campus Collection of Fine and Decorative Art
Artist / Maker:  Toft, Albert (1862-1949)
Title / Object name:  Portrait bust of George Jordan Lloyd (1854-1913)
Object type:  Sculpture
Culture:  British
Date made:  1914
Materials:  Marble
Measurements:  71.12 cm

Bust of George Jordan Lloyd. Born in 1854, Jordan Lloyd was the son of a Birmingham doctor and went on to study medicine at Queen's College, and then in London and Newcastle. He served a term as house surgeon to the Queen's Hospital and was appointed a casualty surgeon in 1881. From 1910 until his death he was joint Professor of Surgery at the University of Birmingham with Gilbert Barling.

Albert Toft, a Birmingham-born sculptor, served an apprenticeship with Wedgwood and went on to study under Edouard Lanteri.

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