Engraving of Alexander Munro primus

Engraving of Alexander Munro primus

H413/0039 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 67.2MB

Downloadable file size: 4.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: Not to be shared on social media or embedded in a web page without permission.

Caption: Portrait after an engraving of Alexander Munro primus (1697-1767), Scottish anatomist. Munro primus was the first of three generations of the family that dominated the teaching of medicine at Edinburgh for 126 years. Munro primus was the founder of the 'Edinburgh School', and was the first professor of anatomy there. Under him, the number of students increased four-fold. His son (secundus) was the most able of the dynasty, showing the relationship between the lymphatic and circulatory systems, and taught 13,404 students in his time. The grandson, Alexander Munro tertius, wrote many texts but made no real anatomical discoveries.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: alexander (primus), anatomist, edinburgh school, munro, munro primus, portraits, surname m

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.