James Fitzjames Fraser West (jamesfraserwest) wrote,
James Fitzjames Fraser West

Miscellaneous other images

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Cover of Geraldine M. Goodman's biography of James Fitzjames Fraser West

Nineteenth-century surgical instruments

Pompeian wall-painting showing Aeneas being treated for a wound

This painting from the first century AD shows the physician Iapyx removing an arrow-head from the leg of the Trojan prince, Aeneas. His son, Ascanius (or Iulus), weeps by his side, while his mother, Venus, offers healing herbs. The painting is closely based on Virgil, Aeneid XII.383-440.

Music for the B'ham Dramatic Club's Shakespeare Anniversary Dinner the previous year, April 1882

The music is a setting of It Was a Lover and his Lass by William Shakespeare.

Programme for Percy Harrison's last 'Popular Concert', attended by West and his sister in March 1883

Tags: background information, music, pictures, pompeii, shakespeare

  • Wednesday 30th May 1883

    Birmingham Daily Post and Journal, 30 May, 1883 THE FUNERAL OF MR. JAMES F. WEST. The funeral of the late Mr. J. F. West, of the Hagley Road,…

  • Friday 25th May 1883

    Birmingham Daily Post and Journal, May 25, 1883 THE LATE MR. J.F. WEST. We regret to announce the death of Mr. James Fitzjames West, senior…

  • Tuesday 17th April 1883

    Dined at Liberal Club with Mr Sutton of the Lancash[ire] Ass[urance] Co[mpany]. Paid into B. Bk Co } Perry and Co £7/10 the following } Cape of…

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