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Unknown [Portrait miniature of Doctor John Lorimer]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.807.06 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Painting Date: no date Pagination: 1 art original : 3.5 x 3 cm.

Summary of Content: Portrait of Lorimer (1732-1795) on a pendant. Covered in glass.

Background Information: Lorimer served as a surgeon for the British army in North America between 1758 and 1784, participating in both the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars. He was a fellow of the ...Royal College of Physicians at Edinburgh, and author of the book "A Concise Essay on Magnetism; with an Account of the Declination and Inclination of the Magnetic Needle; and an Attempt to ascertain the Cause of the Variation thereof," published in 1795. For Lorimer's account of his service as surgeon, refer to GLC01450.807.04.04.See More

People: Lorimer, John, 1732-1795

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Health and MedicalArt, Music, Theater, and Film

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