Goodsir, John, Professor, 1814-1867 (professor of anatomy Edinburgh University | Edinburgh)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Notebook containing notes of lectures on anatomy given by Prof. John Goodsir, taken down by Arthur Pearse (M.D., 1859) at the University of Edinburgh in 1855-1856. Volume 2 only.
Scope and Contents Story collected from Dr Aisley, Coillemore House [Killiemor House, Am Muile/Isle of Mull] telling how he dissected a royal subject while in Edinburgh University when he was an assistant to Professor Go[o]dsir. The royal subject was Prince Sobieski of Poland, who had been wounded in battle and escaped to Dùn Èideann/Edinburgh. He died in the infirmary of his wounds. The end of the story is very truncated and the text has been scored through in pencil.