William Bond

British, active 1772-1807

William Withering M.D. F.R.S. &c &c

  • Engraving
  • 480 x 560mm
  • 78/177

William Withering (1741-1799) was an eminent physician and an early advocate of digitalin in the treatment of heart ailments. This print, in which he is shown holding a foxglove, depicts the portrait of him by Carl Fredrik von Breda, (1759 - 1818) in the collection of the National Museum, Stockholm.