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Funeral of the Late Duke of Wellington

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1852 (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:

    E.2982-1932

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Coloured print depicting the procession outside St. Pauls Cathedral at the state funeral of the Duke of Wellington. The Cathedral is set at the centre of the image and the procession is taking place in front of it. On mount with embossed seal.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

1852 (published)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Gift. Mrs. A. B.'
Inscribed in red ink on the mount

Dimensions

Height: 6.125 in, Width: 4.375 in

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter, 'Funeral of the Late Duke of Wellington,' Baxter-process print, England, 1852

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. 292
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

Procession; Grenadier; Funeral; Carriages; Horses

Categories

Prints; Death; Commemoration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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