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The Little Gardeners

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1847 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)
    Magnus, Eduard, born 1799 - died 1872 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Baxter print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Francis William Baxter

  • Museum number:

    E.3066-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PE, shelf 51, box J

Physical description

Baxter-process print depicting a little boy being held up on a wall by his older sister. The boy is holding flowers and leaves in his hands.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

1847 (published)

Artist/maker

Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)
Magnus, Eduard, born 1799 - died 1872 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with title in French

'From a Painting by E. Magnus, Esq. Baxter's Patent Oil Printing, 11, Northampton Square.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 3.0625 in, Width: 2.25 in

Object history note

This print was used as an illustration to Le Souvenir and Marshall's Cabinet of Fashion published by Messrs Suttaby & Co. in 1847.

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter after E. Magnus, 'The Little Gardeners' or 'Les Petits Jardiniers,' illustration to Le Souvenir and Marshall's Cabinet of Fashion published by Messrs Suttaby & Co., Baxter-process print, England, 1847

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933
cat no. 358
Lewis, C. T. Courtney. George Baxter (colour printer) his life and work: a manual for collectors. London: S. Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., 1908.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Baxter-process printing

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Children; Gardens; Gardening; Boy; Girl

Categories

Prints; Gardens & Gardening; Children & Childhood

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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