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Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt

(1856-1943), Surgeon and health campaigner

Sitter in 11 portraits
Surgeon; associated for most of his career with Guy's Hospital, Lane is known particularly for three surgical procedures: treatment of the cleft palate, the application of internal splints to fractures using the aseptical 'Lane technique' and the treatment of chronic intestinal stasis. During the 1914-18 War he organised and opened Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, a pioneering institution in plastic surgery. In 1925 he founded the New Health Society, the first organised body to deal with social medicine.

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Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124834

Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 January 1930
NPG x124834

Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x85165

Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1 March 1938
NPG x85165

Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt ('Men of the Day. No. 2324.

Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt ('Men of the Day. No. 2324. "Willie."')

by Stanley Cock
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 21 May 1913
NPG D45714

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Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, 1920s
NPG x82412

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Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 January 1930
NPG x124835

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Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 1 March 1938
NPG x155350

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Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 1 March 1938
NPG x155351

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Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 1 March 1938
NPG x155352

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Sir (William) Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Bt

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print
NPG x90189

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