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View in Madeira

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1847 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Baxter print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Francis William Baxter

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Colour print depicting a Madeiran landscape. On the left is a river winding through the dry landscape consisting grassy mountains and a few trees. On the right bank of the river is a building and several figures on a path.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


1847 (published)


Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with title

'Baxter's Patent Oil Printing. 11 Northampton Square.'


Height: 3.4375 in, Width: 2.5 in

Object history note

This print was used as an illustration to the Scripture Pocket Book published by the Religious Tract Society in 1847.

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter, 'View in Madeira,' illustration to the Scripture Pocket Book, 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. 345
Lewis, C. T. Courtney. George Baxter (colour printer) his life and work: a manual for collectors. London: S. Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., 1908.




Baxter-process printing


Prints; Topography


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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