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Sir William Allan R. A. (in the dress of a Circassian chief)

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1815 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Geddes, Andrew, born 1783 - died 1844 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on copper, printed on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Sheepshanks

  • Museum number:

    FA.267

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 157

Physical description

Etching on copper, printed on paper, depicting Sir William Allan dressed as a Circassian chief. Signed and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1815 (made)

Artist/maker

Geddes, Andrew, born 1783 - died 1844 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on paper

Marks and inscriptions

A. Geddes
Signed

18th June 1815
Dated

Dimensions

Height: 8.75 in, Width: 5.875 in

Descriptive line

Etching by A. Geddes entitled 'A Circassian Chief', depicting Sir William Allan in the dress of the northwestern region of the Caucasus. British School, 1815.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Portrait; Costume

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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