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Etchings by Sir David Wilkie, R.A. Limner to H.M. for Scotland and by Andrew Geddes, A.R.A. With biographical sketches by David Laing, F.S.A.S.

David Laing

RA Collection: Book

Record number



Variant Title

Half-title: The Wilkie and Geddes etchings


Edinburgh :: [Printed by R. & R. Clark],, 1875.

Physical Description

xii, 42, [4] p., [52] pl. : etchings, fascim., ports. ; 35 cm.

General Note

The etchings are mostly printed from the original copperplates which were afterwards destroyed.
"The impression of this Volume consists of One Hundred Copies." (p. [viii]).


Purchased in 1876.

Copy Note

Copy No. 56.

Binding Note

19th-century half reddish-brown morocco, brown and cream mottled paper-covered boards, spine with five raised bands, lettered 'THE / WILKIE AND / GEDDES / ETCHING' and at foot 'R.A. / EDINBURGH / 1875'; top edge gilt.

Name as Subject

Andrew Geddes ARA, 1783-1844.
Sir David Wilkie RA, 1785-1841.