Sir Francis Seymour Haden

Sir Francis Seymour HadenSir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910), English surgeon and etcher, was born in London on September 16, 1818. His father, Charles Thomas Haden, was a well-known doctor and amateur of music. Francis was educated at University College School and University College, London. He also studied at the Sorbonne, Paris, where he received his degree in 1840. He was admitted as a member of the College of Surgeons in London in 1842. Besides his distinguished career as a surgeon, he followed the art of original etching with such vigor that he became not only the foremost British exponent of that art, but was the principal cause of its revival in England.

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