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A Woody Scene in Richmond Park

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800-26 (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 woodland scene in Richmond Park with a fountain and sculpted lion in the left hand corner. First state impression, before letters, and without any lines in the sky.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


ca. 1800-26 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Etching on copper, printed on paper


Height: 6.8125 in, Width: 9.375 in

Object history note

This etching is listed as being of Greenwich Park in the Inventory catalogue of 'Printings, Drawings and Etchings in the British Fine Art Collections, South Kensington Museum', 1859. However, in the PDP micromedia catalogue, it is listed as a view of Richmond Park.

Descriptive line

Etching by A. Geddes entitled 'A Woody Scene in Richmond Park'. Great Britain, ca. 1800-1826.


Paper; Ink


Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Parks; Landscapes


Prints; Landscapes; Scotland


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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