Only Connect - Isambard Brunel <> Samuel Cartwright

How are these sitters connected?

Isambard Kingdom Brunel
by John Callcott Horsley
NPG 979

Samuel Cartwright
by Benedetto Pistrucci
NPG 4983

The connection
Isambard Kingdom Brunel was one of many well-known patients treated by the surgeon Samuel Cartwright, who invented the appointment system.

Find out more about Brunel connections with co-curator Peter Sheppard Skaerved

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