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ID number:  BIRRC-A0903
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Campus Collection of Fine and Decorative Art
Artist / Maker:  J. Pardon (c.1794-1862)
Title / Object name:  Portrait of William Sands Cox
Object type:  Painting
Date made:  19th century (1835?)
Materials:  Oil on canvas
Measurements:  122 x 100 cm

Portrait of William Sands Cox, surgeon and teacher. Founder of the Birmingham School of Medicine and Surgery in 1828, and the Queen's Hospital, Birmingham, 1840. By his energies and fundraising the school became the Queen's College, gaining its Royal Charter in 1843. He was Principal of Queen's College, 1858-9. Painted by J. Pardon.

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