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The Margin of a River

  • Object:

    Print

  • 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:

    FA.292A

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 158

Physical description

Etching on copper, printed on paper, depicting view by a river in Hyde Park, London, with a cow grazing in the foreground to the right. First state impression, before letters, and before the clouds on the left. Initialled by the artist.

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

Marks and inscriptions

A. G. ft
Initialled in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 3.25 in, Width: 4.875 in

Descriptive line

Etching by A. Geddes entitled 'The Margin of a River', or 'Trees in Hyde Park'. Great Britain, ca. 1800-1826.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Cows; Landscapes; Parks; Trees

Categories

Prints; Landscapes; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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