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Regal Set

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1849-1893 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Le Blond & Co. (printmakers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Baxter-process print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Arthur Myers Smith

  • Museum number:

    E.879-1916

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PE, shelf 61

Physical description

Two sets of coloured needle-box prints on 1 sheet.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1849-1893 (made)

Artist/maker

Le Blond & Co. (printmakers)

Materials and Techniques

Baxter-process print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 6.375 in plate, Width: 9.5 in plate

Object history note

Le Blond & Co., established between 1840 and 1845, became the first Baxter-process print licensees in 1849. In 1868, a year after George Baxter died, Le Blond acquired 66 sets of Baxter’s original plates and blocks and republished these subjects. [Information from an article by the New Baxter Society ‘Abraham Le Blond,’ found at http://newbaxtersociety.org/leblond.aspx]

Descriptive line

Print by Le Blond & Co., 'Regal Set' and 'Fancy Subject Set' of needle-box prints, on 1 sheet, Baxter-process print, Great Britain, 1849-1893

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Baxter-process

Categories

Prints; Needlework accessories

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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