William Hunter, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni
N 51° 30.672 W 000° 08.052
30U E 698855 N 5710568
Quick Description: William Hunter (1718 – 1783), Scottish anatomist and obstetrician.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/28/2008 3:29:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM42JG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
Views: 17

Long Description:

William Hunter (1718 – 1783) was a Scottish anatomist and obstetrician.

He was physician to Queen Charlotte, wife of George III, and attended the birth of her children [1,2].

He was also interested in art and was professor of anatomy at the Royal Academy of Arts in London from 1769 until 1772 [2].

Hunter's personal collection of scientific and artistic books artefacts and coins, along with a bequest of £8,000 formed the basis for the Univeristy of Glasgow's Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery. [1,3]

The plaque reads:
This was the home and museum of
Dr William Hunter
1718 – 1783

Further information

  1. Hunterian museum - William Hunter
  2. Wikipedia - William Hunter
  3. Wikipedia - Hunterian Museum
  • Blue Plaque managing agency: London County Council

    Individual Recognized: William Hunter

    Physical Address:
    Windmill Theatre
    Gt Windmill St
    London, London UK

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