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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. Fifth state, with signature in the bottom margin.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


ca. 1820 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on paper

Marks and inscriptions

A. Geddes ft.
Signed in the bottom margin


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

Judges; Portrait


Prints; Portraits; Scotland


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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