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Destruction of Sodom. Gen. 19 24

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1837 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)
    Jones, George, born 1786 - died 1869 (artist)
    Chapman & Hall (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Baxter print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Francis William Baxter

  • Museum number:

    E.2753-1932

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Baxter-process print depicting the 'Destruction of Sodom' from Genesis.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

1837 (published)

Artist/maker

Baxter, George, born 1804 - died 1867 (print-maker)
Jones, George, born 1786 - died 1869 (artist)
Chapman & Hall (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Baxter print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with title

'Printed in Oil Colours by G. Baxter, from a Sketch by G. Jones R. A. London Chapman & Hall, Strand.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 3.875 in, Width: 5.5 in

Object history note

This print appeared as plate 10 in the Cabinet of Paintings, 1837.

Descriptive line

Print by George Baxter after George Jones, 'Destruction of Sodom. Gen. 19 24', plate 10 in the Cabinet of Paintings, untrimmed proof, Baxter-process print, England, 1837

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. 48
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; Christianity

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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