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The Dog and The Serpent (The Attack)

  • Object:

    Print

  • 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:

    E.2857-1932

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Baxter-process print, with a dome top and a gold border, depicting a sculpture at the Great Exhibition. The sculpture shows a dog and a serpent.

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

Marks and inscriptions

Embossed seal on mount

Dimensions

Height: 4.625 in, Width: 3.125 in

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter, 'The Dog and The Serpent (The Attack),' 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. 182
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

Snakes; Dog; Sculpture

Categories

Prints; Great Exhibition; Sculpture; Animals and Wildlife

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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