Certifies W. Watson Cheyne as a Member of the Class of "Clinical Surgery," 1872-1873 and obtained "a First Class Certificate, a Medal and the First Prize." Signed by Professor Joseph Lister.
Sir William Watson Cheyne, 1st Baronet, (1852-1932) was a British surgeon and bacteriologist, who pioneered the use of antiseptic surgical methods in the United Kingdom.
Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, (1827-1912), was a British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery. By applying Louis Pasteur's advances in microbiology, he promoted the idea of sterile portable ports.
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University of Edinburgh. “University of Edinbugh Class Certificate of Merit to W. Watson Cheyne, Signed by Joseph Lister,” 1873. Fisher-Pasteur Memorial Collection, Box 1, Folder 8. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/xd07gs80t.
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