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Hagar and Ishmael

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 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 50, box A

Physical description

Baxter-process print, with a dome top and a gold border, depicting a sculpture of Hagar and Ishmael at the Great Exhibition.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


ca. 1854 (published)


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

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Embossed seal on mount


Height: 4.625 in, Width: 3.125 in

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter, 'Hagar and Ishmael,' 1 of a set of 16 plates entitled 'Gems of the Great Exhibition,' Baxter-process print, England, ca. 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. 187
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; Sculpture; Christianity; Biblical Imagery


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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