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Queen's Floral Needle-Box Set (Flowers - One Group)

  • Object:

    Print

  • 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:

    E.2792-1932

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Needle-box print depicting flowers from the 'Queen's Floral Needle-Box Set.'

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

Marks and inscriptions

'G. Baxter, Patentee, 11, Northampton Square.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 4.375 in, Width: 3 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, 'Queen's Floral Needle-Box Set (Flowers - One Group),' 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. 135
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

Flowers

Categories

Prints; Needlework accessories

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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