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Print - The Conchologists

The Conchologists

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1850 (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:

    In Storage

Physical description

Baxter process print depicting two ladies, one dressed in a green striped dress and the other in blue and white vertical striped dress, walking together along a beach. The lady dressed in blue and white is holding a conch sell up to her left ear.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


1850 (published)


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

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Printed in Oil Colours & Published by G. Baxter, Patentee, 11, Northampton Square.'
Lettered on mount with red seal


Height: 4.375 in, Width: 2.5625 in

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter, 'The Conchologists,' 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. 149
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

Women; Conch shell; Beach




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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