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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. Third state impression, with the collar competely shaded. 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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