Hunter, William, 1718-1783

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1718-05-23
Death 1783-03-30
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Anatomist, educator, and physician.

From the description of Collection, 1718-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80915146

English anatomist and physician.

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : to Mr. Baker, 1781 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269520050

William Hunter was a Scottish anatomist and physician. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1767 and Professor of Anatomy to the Royal Academy in 1768. In 1768 he built the famous anatomy theatre and museum in Great Windmill Street, Soho, where the best British anatomists and surgeons of the period were trained. He died in 1783.

From the description of Two introductory lectures: handwritten bound draft, 1764-1783. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 407183112

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Subjects:

  • Human anatomy--Early works to 1800
  • Anatomical museums
  • Animal remains (Archaeology)
  • Education, Medical
  • Anatomy--History--18th century--Sources
  • Gynecology--education
  • Anatomists
  • Medicine--Study and teaching
  • Obstetrics--education
  • Obstetrics--Study and teaching
  • Physicians
  • Anatomy
  • Gynecology--Study and teaching

Occupations:

  • Anatomists
  • Physicians
  • Educators

Places:

  • North America (as recorded)
  • North America (as recorded)
  • Ohio River Valley (as recorded)
  • Ohio River Valley (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)