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.
by Sir David Low
by Stanley Cock
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 21 May 1913
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