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The Black Boy: P.6-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Black Boy


Printmaker: Geddes, Andrew
Printer: Lumsden, Ernest Stephen



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1991) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


1826 - 1921


Third state. Impression printed for Taylor & Brown of Edinburgh by E.S. Lumden R.E.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 177 mm Width 138 mm
Sheet Height 275 mm Width 209 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AG Ft. 1826
  • Location: Image centre left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 38
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.6-1991
Primary reference Number: 2076
Dodgson (Wilkie/Geddes): 20 III
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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