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Christmas Time

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1859 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)
    Fitzgerald, John Austin, born 1832 - died 1906 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Baxter print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Francis William Baxter

  • Museum number:

    E.2945-1932

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Colour print depicting a young boy, wrapped up in a coat and scarf, standing inside the door of a grand house. Beside the boy, on the floor, is a basket of oranges. To the right of the print is a hand holding out a plate of food and drink for the boy.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

1859 (published)

Artist/maker

Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)
Fitzgerald, John Austin, born 1832 - died 1906 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 5.9375 in, Width: 4.3125 in

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter after John Austin Fitzgerald, 'Christmas Time,' Baxter-process print, England, 1859

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. 261
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

Charity

Categories

Prints; Christmas

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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