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The Late Duke of Wellington

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1852 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)
    Lawrence, Thomas PRA (Sir), born 1769 - died 1830 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Baxter print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Francis William Baxter

  • Museum number:

    E.2901-1932

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Coloured print depicting the Duke of Wellington (also known as the 'Iron Duke'). He is shown in uniform wearing the Ribbon and Star of the Garter amongst other decorations.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

ca. 1852 (published)

Artist/maker

Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)
Lawrence, Thomas PRA (Sir), born 1769 - died 1830 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Embossed seal on mount

Dimensions

Height: 3.875 in, Width: 2.6875 in

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter adapted from a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 'The Late Duke of Wellington,' Baxter-process print, England, ca. 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. 225
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

Portrait

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Military

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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