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Returning from Prayer

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1855 (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 woman, wearing a red skirt and bonnet and a yellow jacket, standing in a church doorway. She is holding a book and rosary beads. On mount with embossed seal.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


1855 (published)


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

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Published Octr 1, 1855, by G. Baxter, Proprietor & Patentee, London.'
Lettered on print


Height: 5.625 in, Width: 4.25 in

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter, 'Returning from Prayer,' Baxter-process print, England, 1855

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. 340
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; Religion; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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