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Joshua Brookes, British anatomist, 1822.

Fittler, James

Joshua Brookes, British anatomist, 1822.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm


Engraving by James Fittler after a painting by Thomas Phillips. Brookes (1761-1833) is seated in front of a desk upon which there is an open copy of an anatomical atlas in Greek. A specimen glas stands on a shelf in the background, and a coat of arms and motto are below the print. Brookes was a teacher of anatomy in London, and had been a student of the influential physiologist and surgeon John Hunter (1728-1793).

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