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Paul and Virginia

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1850 (published)

  • 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.2817-1932

  • 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 (published)

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

Lettered in margin with title and date

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

Dimensions

Height: 4.625 in, Width: 3 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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