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Fairy Scenes

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1850s (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.2804-1932

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A set of needle-box prints depicting fairies.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

1850s (published)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 1.75 in, Width: 4.875 in

Object history note

This sheet of prints was meant to be cut into individual prints to be used to decorate small boxes containing needles.

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter, 'Fairy Scenes,' set of needle-box prints, Baxter-process prints, England, 1850s

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. 140b
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

Fairies

Categories

Prints; Needlework accessories

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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