Michael Cheese (d. 1816) Michael Cheese (d. 1816)

Monument for Michael Cheese (d. 1816) by Sir Richard Westmacott, RA. Marble. St. John's Church, Calcutta, India. A high relief depicting the good Samaritan dominates this monument to “the surgeon on the honorable company's Bengal establishment and garrison suurgeon of Fort William,” and at the top appear the words from Luke 10:34: “And he set him upon his own beast.”

Click on images for larger pictures. Photograph by Robert Freidus and text by Freidus and George P. Landow. You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL.]


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