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The Margin of a River

  • 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 by a river in Hyde Park, London, with a cow grazing in the foreground to the right. Another second state impression, before letters, and with the sky on the left completed. 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

A. G. ft
Initialled in pencil


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.


Paper; Ink


Etching; Printing

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Cows; Trees; Parks


Prints; Landscapes; Scotland


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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