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Franks, Sir (Augustus) Wollaston (1826–1897), collector and museum keeper, was born at Geneva on 20 March 1826, the eldest of six children (two sons and four daughters) of Frederick Franks (1793/4–1844), naval officer, and his second wife, Frederica Anne (d. 1864), daughter of ...


Sir (Augustus) Wollaston Franks (1826–1897) by Charles J. Praetorius, c. 1898 © National Portrait Gallery, London