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William Heath Byford


Oil on canvas portrait of Dr. William Byford Heath by artist Edith White. Photo of framed portrait, measuring 88 cm H x 76 cm W x 8 cm D, housed in Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. Plaque, measuring 10.2 cm H x 15.2 cm W x 2.5 cm D reads: William Heath Byford, MD Founder and Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children 1859-1890 Northwestern University Medical School. The portrait was unveiled at the dedication of the Montgomery Ward Memorial Building in June 1927 and added to the collection of the Archibald Church Library. (Source: p. 45-46 IN: Dedication of the Montgomery Ward Memorial Building, Northwestern University Medical School, Alexander McKinlock Memorial Campus, Chicago, c.1929, Northwestern University Medical School)


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March 31, 2023
March 31, 2023