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Anderson, William (1842–1900), anatomist and writer on art, was born on 18 December 1842 in London at the Eldon Arms, Queen Square, the son of William Henry Anderson, licensed victualler, and his wife, Ann, formerly Cattel. After attending the City of London School...


George Stubbs (1724–1806) self-portrait, 1781 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Stubbs, George (1724–1806), painter, engraver, and anatomist, was born in Liverpool on 25 August 1724 and baptized there at Our Lady and St Nicholas on 31 August, the eldest of six children (not all surviving infancy) of John Stubbs (d. 1741), currier, of ...


Towne, Joseph (1806–1879), anatomical modeller, was born in Royston, near Cambridge, on 25 November 1806, the middle of the five sons of the Revd Thomas Towne (d. 1830), pastor to the New Meeting-House and also a director of the London Missionary Society...