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ANÉTHAN—ANSDELL.

part in the founding of other literary institutions and libraries for the advancement of the people. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a member of the Derbyshire Archæological and Natural History Society.


ANÉTHAN, Jules Joseph, Baron d', a Belgian statesman, was born in 1803. Adopting the legal profession, he was appointed Procureur du Roi in 1831, and. five years later, Advocate-General in the Court of Appeal at Brussels. In 1843, M. Nothomb, the Prime Minister, selected him as his Minister of Justice, and he held this office under different administrations until the advent of the Liberals to power in 1847. In July, 1870, when the Catholic party once more gained the ascendancy, the Baron d'Anéthan obtained the Premiership, being nominated President of the Council and Minister for Foreign Affairs. His government resigned in December, 1871. In November, 1875, he was nominated Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary for Belgium to the Holy See.


ANGUS, Joseph, D.D., born Jan. 16, 1816, at Bolam, Northumberland, was educated at King's College, Stepney College, and Edinburgh, where he graduated in 1836, taking the first prizes in nearly all his classes. He was appointed Secretary of the Baptist Missionary Society in 1840, and President of Stepney College in 1849, which college was removed to Regent's Park in 1857. Dr. Angus, who was for several years English Examiner to the University of London, and to the Indian Civil Service, is the author of the "Handbook of the Bible," "Handbook of the English Tongue," "English Literature," "Christ our Life," and several other works. He has also edited Butler's "Analogy and Sermons," with notes, and Dr. Wayland's "Moral Science." He was a member of the New Testament Company for the Revision of the Scriptures, and a member of the first London School Board.


ANNANDALE, Thomas, F.R.S.E., was born at Newcastle-on-Tyne, Feb. 2, 1838, and educated at the Newcastle Infirmary, and the University of Edinburgh. He became private assistant to the late Professor Syme, Demonstrator of Anatomy in the University of Edinburgh, and Surgeon and Lecturer on Surgery to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. His high reputation as a practical and operating surgeon and teacher of surgery led to his appointment in Oct., 1877, as Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery in the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of "The Malformations, Diseases, and Injuries of the Fingers and Toes, and their Surgical Treatment," 1865, being the Jacksonian Prize Essay of the Royal College of Surgeons of London for 1864; "Abstracts of Surgical Principles," 1868–70, 2nd edit., 1876; "Clinical Surgical Lectures," 1874–75, reported in the Medical Times and British Medical Journal; "On the Pathology and Operative Treatment of Hip Disease," 1876; and numerous contributions to professional periodicals.


ANSDELL, Richard, R.A., was born at Liverpool in 1815, and educated at the Bluecoat School of that town. Having determined to adopt painting as a profession, he first distinguished himself by the painting of animals and sports of the field, with occasionally an outdoor historical subject. The earliest pictures he exhibited at the Royal Academy (1840) were "Grouse Shooting " and "A Galloway Farm, the Property of the Marquis of Bute." In the following year he exhibited "The Earl of Sefton and party returning from Shooting." In 1842 his "Death of Sir W. Lambton at the Battle of Marston Moor" attracted notice by its spirited treatment. In 1843 appeared "The Death," a scene in the