William Sharpey, English physician, c 1842.
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Lithograph by Thomas Bridgeford of William Sharpey MD (1802-1880), the 'father of modern physiology in England'. Sharpey was Profesor of Anatomy and Physiology at University College, London (1836-1874), and Secretary of the Royal Society (1852-1866). Dimensions: 380mm x 280mm.