Reference numberVF/70
TitlePortrait of Sir Thomas Stevenson by Arthur George Witherby
ArtistArthur George Witherby
Vincent Brooks, Day & Son
Date30 November 1899
DescriptionVanity Fair cartoon titled ‘Medical Jurisprudence’ featuring Sir Thomas Stevenson by Arthur George Witherby, standing against a table top holding various vials and test tubes. Three-quarter length, left profile. Number 766 in the ‘Men of the Day’ series.
InscriptionContentRecto inscription: ‘VANITY FAIR Novr. 30th 1899/ Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Ltd. Lith/ ‘Medical Jurisprudence’’
Verso inscription: ‘351’
Physical descriptionColoured lithograph on paper
Dimensions395mm x 265mm
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePresented to the Royal Society by Martin Jarrit
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView