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Print - George Chalmers

George Chalmers

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1812 (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:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Etching on copper, printed on paper, depicting George Chalmers. Second state impression, with the collar shaded but still displaying a white space. Initialled and dated by the artist. Before lettering.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1812 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on paper

Marks and inscriptions

A. G. ft. 1812
Initialled and dated


Height: 8.875 in, Width: 6.375 in

Descriptive line

Etching by A. Geddes depicting a portrait of George Chalmers, the Scottish antiquarian . British School, 1812.


Paper; Ink


Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted



Prints; Portraits; Scotland


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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