Busick Hardwood, M.D. F.R.S. Professor of Anatomy in the University of Cambridge.
London. Pub. May 27, 1790, by E. Harding No.132 Fleet Street.
Stipple, open-lettered state, with very large margins. Plate 508 x 381mm (20 x 15").
Sir Busick Harwood (c.1745-1814) the English physician and anatomist who became Professor of Anatomy at Cambridge. He was educated as an apothecary, but passed as a surgeon and travelled to India, where he cured a nabob who was wounded in the eye. He returned to England where he was knighted and appointed professor of anatomy. His right hand is holding an anatomical model.
NPG: D35557. Wellcome: 1314-1.
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