Photographs of C G Lowry, 1916-1917

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Copies of 3 black and white photographs of Professor Charles Lowry in uniform while serving with the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War, taken during leave in Ireland with his family and friends.

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Gibson Lowry was a Founder Member of the RCOG and one of the nine signatories to the Articles of Association of the College. He was educated at Londonderry and Queen's College, Belfast, and graduated in 1904. He was awarded the Coulter Exhibition at the Royal Victoria Hospital, while taking up roles as physician and surgeon there. He served with the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War, and came under the influence of Blair-Bell and Sir Robert Jones while posted to Liverpool. He was appointed Professor of Midwifery at Belfast in 1921, and his contribution to obstetrics and gynaecology in Ireland was outstanding, being a major factor in the establishment of the Royal Maternity Hospital in 1933.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers by appointment, Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. archives@rcog.org.uk

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Archive by the grandson of Professor C G Lowry in June 2014

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is vested in the estate of C G Lowry.

Reproductions are available at the discretion of the College Archivist.