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Francis Jeffrey

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (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 Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey. Before letters. Second state, with additional shading on waistcoat and coat. The right hand bottom corner of the background is still white.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


ca. 1820 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on paper


Height: 9.5 in, Width: 6.125 in

Descriptive line

Etching by A. Geddes depicting Francis Jeffrey, the Scottish judge and literary critic. Great Britain, ca. 1820.


Paper; Ink


Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Portrait; Judges


Prints; Portraits; Scotland


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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