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Paul and Virginia

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)
    Rankley, Alfred, born 1819 - died 1872 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Baxter print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Francis William Baxter

  • Museum number:

    E.2818-1932

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Baxter-process print depicting a young couple sitting on rocks by the sea.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)
Rankley, Alfred, born 1819 - died 1872 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Baxter's Patent Oil Printing, 11, Northampton Square.'
Lettered on print

Dimensions

Height: 4.625 in, Width: 2.75 in

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter after A. Rankley, 'Paul and Virginia,' Baxter-process print, England, 1850

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. 151
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

Categories

Prints; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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