[Sir John Eric Erichsen, Danish-born British surgeon and medical author.] Autograph Signature on engraved ticket to his University College lecture on ‘Principles, Practice, and Operations of Surgery’, made out for microscopist Bernard Piffard.

Sir John Eric Erichsen (1818-1896), Danish-born British surgeon, author of the standard textbook ‘The Science and Art of Surgery’, first published in 1853 [Bernard Piffard (1833-1916), microscopist]
John Eric Erichsen
Publication details: 
University College, London. The ticket is 'Renewed 1st Octr. 1861 Perpetual 5 Jany 1852 Session 1861-62.'
SKU: 25454

See his entry in the Oxford DNB. Signed ‘John Erichsen’ on ticket engraved in copperplate on one side of 15.5 x 10.5 cm card. In fair condition, a little worn and somewhat discoloured with age. Blind-stamped with ‘Treasury Seal’. The signature is at bottom right, with number of ticket (45) and the initials of the secretary ‘’ at bottom left. Attractively laid out, with text reading ‘University College, London / Principles, Practice, and / Operations of Surgery / by / John Erichsen, / Professor. / Admit Mr. [Bernard Piffard] / Renewed [1st. Octr.] 18[61] Perpetual [5th Jany 1852] Session 18[61-62.]’ See Image.