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John Sheepshanks

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825-30 (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:

    FA.280D

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Etching on copper, printed on paper, depicting John Sheepshanks. Before letters. Third state with the work on the coat more advanced and cross-hatching added above the sitter's left shoulder.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1825-30 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on paper

Dimensions

Height: 8.875 in, Width: 5.875 in

Descriptive line

Etching by A. Geddes depicting John Sheepshanks. Great Britain, ca. 1825-30.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Portrait

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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