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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Sir Stewart Duke-Elder

1898-1978

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
1. Sir Stewart Duke-Elder Marker
Inscription.

Opthamologist
lived and worked
here
1934-1976

 
Erected 2002 by English Heritage.
 
Location. 51° 31.15′ N, 0° 8.83′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Harley Street and New Cavendish Street on Harley Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 63 Harley Street, City of Westminster, England W1G 9PW, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Karl Ghattas (a few steps from this marker); Polish Navy Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Queen's College (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Sir George Frederic Still (about 120 meters away); Stephen Pearce (about 180 meters away); Thomas Woolner RA (about 180 meters away); Hector Berlioz (about 210 meters away); Thomas Young (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Stewart Duke-Elder (Wikipedia). "Sir William Stewart Duke-Elder GCVO FRS FRCP FRCS (22 April 1898 – 27 March 1978), a Scottish ophthalmologist who was a dominant force in his field for more than a quarter of a century....He
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
2. Sir Stewart Duke-Elder Marker - Wide View
is best remembered as a talented and prolific writer and editor, producing seven volumes of Textbook of Ophthalmology and fifteen volumes of System of Ophthalmology, along with many other textbooks and scientific papers that provided the educational foundation for most of the world's ophthalmologists. This monumental contribution to medical literature earned him the title of Fellow of the Royal Society in 1960....He was awarded the 1957 Lister Medal for his contributions to surgical science...." (Submitted on December 14, 2017.) 
 
Additional keywords. Lister
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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