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19th Century Marble Bust of Sir Thomas Spencer Wells, circa 1879

$5,545.10per set


Sir Thomas Wells was an illustrious surgeon and President of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1883 and was also Surgeon to the Household of Queen Victoria from 1863-1896.there is so much more which he achieved and we have a full history of Sir Wells,and his sculptor,who was also an eminent surgeon which we have researched and are happy to share. Please see: Wells, Sir Thomas Spencer-biographical entry- 1) Plarr's Lives of the Fellows 2) Wikisource and Wikipedia The family of Sir Thomas Spencer Wells,Baronet,F.R.C.S.91818-1897),thence by descent. Literature Sources Algernon Graves's 1906 "The Royal Academy of Arts.A complete Dictionary of contributors...1769-1904" Where it lists on Page 61 of volume 5 reads:"Liebreich,R,Sculptor,18 Albemarle Street.1879,1471,T.Spencer Wells, F.R.C.S., bust, marble".


  • Creator
    Richard Liebreich (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 67.3 in. (170.95 cm)Width: 22.4 in. (56.9 cm)Depth: 15.7 in. (39.88 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Code: 104091stDibs: LU4776114952391

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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