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View at Peckham Rye

  • 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 view at Peckham Rye in south London. Second state impression, before letters, with the sky to the left of the tree lightly shaded, and the ground to the right darkened. Inscribed with title in pencil and initialled by the artist.

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

Marks and inscriptions

View at Peckham Rye
Inscribed in pencil by the artist

A. G.
Initialled in pencil


Height: 5.875 in, Width: 8.9375 in

Descriptive line

Etching by A. Geddes entitled 'View at Peckham Rye'. Great Britain, ca. 1800-1826.


Paper; Ink


Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Parks


Prints; Landscapes; Scotland


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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