London School of Medicine for Women group

Scope and Content

Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, formal group portrait of LSMW students and staff, taken in the courtyard at Hunter Street. With manuscript key to the LSMW group in Octavia Wilberforce's hand. The key identifies the 7 members of staff and 30 students by name, 'arranged according to intelligence'; symbols beside the names of her fellow students indicate how intelligent Wilberforce thought they were.

Pictured from left to right:

Top Row: Adam, Ritchie, Pain, Banes, Bankes, MacGill, Hammond, ?

Second Row: Lesser, Day, Prior, Gardner (dental student), Taylor, Crow, Elman, Bevan, Stocks, ?, Landor

Third Row: Hamill, Howard, Laycock (Chemistry, Biology), Baines (Under Secretary), Widdows (Chemistry), Brooks [Louie Brooks] (School Secretary), Stony [Edith Stoney, sister of Dr Florence Stoney] (Physics), Waller (Physics), Edminson (Librarian)

Front Row: Von Armin, Octavia Wilberforce, Grimmer, Fisher, Archer, Morris, Krause, Maxwell