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A Child and Fruit

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1826 (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 158

Physical description

Etching on copper, printed on paper, depicting a young girl holding an apple. Before letters and with corrections in ink and pencil by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


ca. 1826 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on paper


Height: 6.25 in, Width: 5.25 in

Descriptive line

Etching by A. Geddes depicting a child with an apple, a portrait of the artist's neice, Agnes Paul Geddes (later Mrs David Allester). Great Britain, ca. 1826.


Paper; Ink


Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Apple; Portrait; Children


Prints; Portraits; Children & Childhood; Scotland


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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