Atkinson, James (1759–1839), surgeon and bibliographer, the son of a medical practitioner and friend of Laurence Sterne, received his medical education as a pupil of Henry Cline of St Thomas's Hospital, London, and attended the lectures of Thomas Denman, physician-accoucheur to the Middlesex Hospital...
H. R. Tedder
revised by Michael Bevan
Maker: William Etty
James Atkinson (1759–1839) by William Etty, 1832 York Museums Trust (York Art Gallery)