Nasmyth, Alexander

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Nasmyth,

Alexander, English dentist, 1789-1849.
Nasmyth cuticle - two extremely thin layers covering the entire crown of newly erupted teeth and subsequently abraded by mastication. Synonym(s): enamel cuticle; Nasmyth membrane
Nasmyth membrane - Synonym(s): Nasmyth cuticle
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Although we all know what Robert Burns looked like from the painting by Alexander Nasmyth, right, Caroline and her team at the University of Dundee have created a life-size model of Burns' head, reconstructed using state-of-theart forensic technology.
Until now, the most famous image of Burns was the 18th-century portrait by Alexander Nasmyth, which hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh.
Among the iconic works held at the stunning Victorian Gothic building on Queen Street is the world's best-known portrait of Robert Burns, by Alexander Nasmyth, and of Mary, Queen of Scots.