Norman McComish Dott (1897-1973) was a distinguished Edinburgh neurosurgeon, who was an original member of the Society. A pupil of Harvey Cushing he was one of three surgeons who established neurosurgery as a speciality in Britain
This included a talk on Smellie by Professor S J Cameron.
Smellie, having worked as a surgeon-apothecary and man-midwife in Lanarkshire for 15 years, went to London where he became a widely acclaimed teacher of obstetrics.
This portrait, thought to be a self-portrait, hangs in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.