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Samuel Garth portrait engraving doctor physician poet

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Sir Samuel Garth MD


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Original antique medical print


Sir Samuel Garth FRS (1661 - 1719) was an English physician and poet. Garth matriculated at Peterhouse, Cambridge in 1676, graduating B.A. in 1679 and M.A. in 1684. He took his M.D. and became a member of the College of Physicians in 1691. He settled as a physician in London and soon acquired a large practice. He was a zealous Whig, the friend of Addison and, though of different political views, of Pope. He ended his career as physician to George I, who knighted him in 1714.

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artist Thomas Cook (engraver)
method Copper-line engraving
date C1810
size 210mm by 160mm (platemark)
SKU MD6151