Commemorative pamphlet for banquet offered to Lord Lister [Joseph Lister], 1897 (26 May)
In 1897, the pioneering surgeon Joseph Lister was raised to the peerage as Baron Lister of Lyme Regis and a banquet was given in his honour on 26 May that year. Inside this 20-page booklet are the names of all the surgeons and other staff at the three hospitals where Lister worked. The hospitals listed were:
Royal Infirmary Glasgow 1861-1869 (where Lister pioneered his ideas of antisepsis.)
Edinburgh Royal Infirmary 1869-1877
King’s College Hospital, London 1877-1893.
The coats of arms of the hospitals can be seen on the front cover. The booklet was donated to the Wellcome collections by Sir St Clair Thomson (1859-1943), a laryngologist who was present at the banquet.
- Object Number:
- visual and verbal communication
- St. Clair Thomson
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