Reference numberS/0058
TitleSculpture bust of McCance, Robert Alexander
ArtistBulman, Margo
DescriptionHead of Robert Alexander McCance, inclined very slightly left as viewed, smiling with a shirt and tie at the neck
InscriptionContent'Professor RA McCance/ CBE FRS/ 1898 1993/ M Bulman Cambridge 1995'
Physical descriptionBronze head (hollow), mounted on a wooden plinth
MaterialsBronze, wood
Dimensions345 (h) x 195 (w) x 130 (d) [bust]
25 (h) x 190 (w) x 295 (d) [plinth]
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsOn loan to The Nutrition Society October 2022-2025
ProvenancePresented to the Society in 2019 by the Medical Research Council, on closure of the Elsie Widdowson Laboratory [formerly Dunn Nutritional Laboratories], alongside a sculpture bust of his colleague Elsie Widdowson and a collection of their papers, catalogued as MS/934. See MS/934 accession file for further information on acquisition.
Related records in the catalogueS/0034
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2085McCance; Robert Alexander (1898 - 1993)1898 - 1993
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