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ID number:  BIRRC-A0272
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Campus Collection of Fine and Decorative Art
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Portrait of Dr John Tomlinson Ingleby
Object type:  Painting
Culture:  English, early 19th century
Materials:  Oil on canvas
Measurements:  55.9 x 48.3 cm

Head and shoulders portrait, formally dressed and seated at a three quarters angle. Dr John Tomlinson Ingleby was a surgeon of Queen's College Birmingham, and was the first specialist at Birmingham in Obstetric Medicine. He was elected a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and following his death in 1845, the University of Birmingham established the Ingleby Lectures in 1876 to promote Obstetric Medicine.This painting was presented to the University by Professor Gilbert Barling in 1905. There is also a portrait of Professor Barling by George Fiddes Watt in the University's Collections (A0030).

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