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John Avery (1807-1855), Surgeon

Sitter in 1 portrait
Surgeon and inventor; worked with the ambulance service of the Polish Army in the 1830s; invented an apparatus for exploring the passages of the body; developed an operation for cleft palate.

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John Avery

attributed to Henry Collen
watercolour, bodycolour and varnish on ivory
NPG 1893