Alexander Runciman (1736-85)
John Runciman (1744-68)
were brothers, born in Edinburgh.
Both were artists and etchers.
John Kay (1742-1846)
etched nearly 900 plates of Edinburgh public characters, 366 of which
were published with biographical sketches in two volumes in 1837.
Hugh William Williams
(b. at sea 1773; d. Edinburgh
was known as 'Grecian Williams". He
produced Grecian landscape
Kirkpatrick Sharp (musician
and artist, 1781-1851)
etchings published by Blackwood.
Patrick Gibson (landscape
painter, 1782-1830 - also reported as b.1762
Edinburgh; d.1829 Dollar)
at 23 Dundas Street in 1818, published six etchings entitled Select
Views in Edinburgh. He was also a painter, and latterly a
teacher at Dollar.
Sir David Wilkie (b.
Fife 1785-1841) and
Andrew Geddes (b.
Edinburgh 1783; d. London 1844)
both spent time in London and
Their etchings are highly regarded.
OH Theodore Leyde
(b. Wehlau 1835; d. Edinburgh 1897) was
a German national who moved to Edinburgh in 1854. He was an
etcher and lithographer. He became librarian of the Royal
John Petrie RA
John MacWhirter RA HRSA (b.
Edinburgh 1839; d. Edinburgh 1911)
William B Hole RSW
were artists who produced etchings.
(b. Edinburgh 1808; d.
London 1890) was an amateur
etcher and painter. He was the son of the portrait and landscape
painter Alexander Naysmith (1758
(fl. Edinburgh 1798-1825) was
a line engraver and lithographer. Was he related to the etcher
Edinburgh 1808; d. Edinburgh 1834)?
John Smart ( b.
Leith 1838, d. Leith 1899) was an
Edinburgh etcher and painter of highland scenery. He was son of
John Straton Ferrier
(b. Edinburgh; fl.
1870s-80s; d. Edinburgh 1912) was a
marine etcher. He was son of the landscape painter, James
(fl. London and Edinburgh
1870s-80s) was a religious, landscape and
of the Old Edinburgh Club, Vol 9John
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& Printmaking, Raymond Lister]