Author Geikie, James [Portrait after an etching by W. B. Hole]
Published 1884
Item ID 69829
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Edinburgh, David Douglas, 1884. Single sheet (29.9 x 22.3 cm; printed surface 18.2 x 12.0 cm). Together with two additional sheets with a printed sketch of geology in Scotland, and Geikie's signature. Portrait of James Geikie (1839-1915), one of the most famous Scottish geologists, sitting in a Scottish landscape. A work by the English artist, illustrator, and engraver William Brassey Hole (1846-1917). Published in "Quasi Cursores; Portraits of the High Officers of the University of Edinburgh". Disbound. Clean plate with a strong impression. Very good. A fine portrait of one of the greatest geologists of Scotland and the World