Since 1763 the name 'Russborough' has been synonymous with collecting and dealing in fine art. In the closing decades of the last century the historic town of Port Hope has become home to Lord Russborough's Annex, which specialises in an individual mix of antique maps, paintings and prints.

While Lord Russborough's Annex features a great many works of museum calibre, we also offer a wonderful selection of prints priced at under $100.

Simpson etchings

An extract of our prints currently available:

Simpson J. Edinburgh Etchings

Janet S. C. Simspon A.R.E.
ƒl. 1904-1938

Edinburgh Etchings

Canongate Toll Booth Edinburgh
Advocates Close Edinburgh
John Knox House


Canongate Toll Booth
Advocates Close
John Knox Hse

These very fine etchings, in black ink with very fine detail, rich ink lines and plate tone, the image measuring approximately 31 cms. x 17 cms. (12¼ x 6½ ins.) printed within a strong platemark and impression, on a laid paper sheet measuring approximately 35 cms. x 24 cms. (14 x 9 ½ ins.)

 Signed by the artist and titled in pencil in the lower margin.

Janet studied art at Lambeth and Royal College of Art, where she was a Bronze and Silver medal winner at the Royal College of Art. As a watercolour artist and etchershe exhibited between 1904 and 1938 at most major societies and galleries in England. She was elected A.R.E. 1910.

Exhibited:  Abbey Gallery 54
Grosvenor Gallery 1
Walker Art Gallery Liverpool 19
Royal Academy 29
Royal Socity of Painter-etchers and engravers 49
Royal Scottish Academy 7