John Abernethy (1764-1831) English surgeon

£25.00

Description

He is popularly remembered today for having given his name to the Abernethy biscuit, a coarse-meal baked good meant to aid digestion.
Engraved by J. Cochran, after the original by Sir Thomas Lawrence PRA, for the ‘National Portrait Gallery of Illustrious and Eminent Personages of the 19th Century’ by William Jerdan. Published by Fisher, Son and Jackson, London 1834.

Steel engraving
1830
Image size 89 x 114 mm
600 ppi