Sir Frederick Treves, 1st Bt(1853-1923), Surgeon and author; Serjeant Surgeon to the King
Sitter in 11 portraits
Civilian Consulting Surgeon to the British Army in South Africa. He was placed in charge of a field hospital which accompanied the Ladysmith Relief Column; he was present at the Battle of Colenso and at the entry into Ladysmith. He published articles in the British Medical Journal about his experiences, which were republished in 1900 as a book, 'Tale of a Field Hospital'.
by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 19 July 1900
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