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Gems of the Great Exhibition, No. 7: The Veiled Vestal

  • 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

Baxter-process print depicting a sculpture of a veiled Vestal Virgin on a red background.

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

'Gift:- Miss C. W. B.'
Inscribed in red ink on the mount


Height: 4.375 in, Width: 3.25 in

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter, 'Gems of the Great Exhibition, No. 7: The Veiled Vestal,' 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. 172
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


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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