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Human Anatomy Certificate Signed John Abernethy 1807 Joseph Lightfoot


Anatomy course lectures certificate for a series of courses taught by John Abernethy in 1807. John Abernethy (3 April 1764 – 20 April 1831) was an English surgeon most known for the Abernethy Biscuit a baked good for aiding digestion. The certificate is signed and inscribed by John Abernethy to Joseph Lightfoot the doctor taking the course.

Certificate appears to be in a fantastic condition yet not inspected out of frame professionally matted and frame under plexi-glass. Frame itself is stunning dark brown wood with brass corner accents. Frame is in near perfect condition with slight scuffs to edges from hanging on the wall display.

Certificate (exposed portion) measures c. 13 1/8 (W) x 10 5/8 (H) inches. Framed this piece measures c. 24 ¼ (W) x 20 ½ (H) inches and weighs 8 lbs.

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