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Gems of the Crystal Palace, No. 3 (The Crystal Palace and Gardens)

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1854 (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 D

Physical description

Depicts the Crystal Palace in the background and the gardens in the forground. People walk amongst the fountains and large model dinosaurs.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


1854 (published)


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

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Published Octr 30, 1854, by G. Baxter, Proprietor & Patentee, London.'
Lettered on print


Height: 4.375 in, Width: 6.37 in

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter, 'Gems of the Crystal Palace, No. 3 (The Crystal Palace and Gardens),' Baxter-process print, England, 1854

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. 193
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

Subjects depicted



Prints; Great Exhibition; Architecture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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