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Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1st Bt

(1768-1841), Surgeon

Regency Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 6 portraits
Cooper began his medical studies at St Thomas's Hospital. In 1800, he was appointed surgeon at Guy's Hospital and in 1813 he became professor of Comparative Anatomy at the Royal College of Surgeons. Cooper is remembered today for the method he developed of tying off arteries to treat aneurysms. Appointed surgeon to King George IV, he received a baronetcy in 1821.

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Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1st Bt, by Henry Meyer, after  François Simonau - NPG D2207

Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1st Bt

by Henry Meyer, after François Simonau
stipple engraving, published 1819
NPG D2207

Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1st Bt, by John Alais, published by  Hurst, Robinson & Co, after  Joseph William Rubidge - NPG D19560

Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1st Bt

by John Alais, published by Hurst, Robinson & Co, after Joseph William Rubidge
stipple engraving, published 20 January 1824
NPG D19560

Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1st Bt, by Robert Jacob Hamerton, after  George F. Teniswood, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D34104

Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1st Bt

by Robert Jacob Hamerton, after George F. Teniswood, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
lithograph, (1828)
NPG D34104

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Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1st Bt

by John Samuel Agar, published by George Lawford, after Abraham Wivell
stipple engraving, published May 1825
NPG D19429

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