Haden, Sir Francis Seymour (b. 1818), a talented etcher and writer on etching, was born in London and educated at University College and the Sorbonne, Paris. He practised for some years as a surgeon at the West End, and became F.R.C.S. in 1857. His first important etchings were produced about 1858. He became President of the Society of Etchers in 1889.