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Creator:
Baxter, George, 1804–1867
Title(s):

The pictorial album; or, Cabinet of paintings, for the year 1837. Containing eleven designs, executed in oil colours, by G. Baxter, from the original pictures, with illustrations in verse and prose.

Additional Title(s):

Cabinet of paintings

Published/Created:
London, Chapman & Hall [1837]
Physical Description:
3 p.., [v]-xvi, 71, [1] p. 11 col. plates (incl. front.) 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1145 B3 Copy 1
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
No more published.
Prose and poetry by J. Collier and Miss Landon.--Cf. Abbey, Life in England, 196. Abbey index identifies J. Collier as John Payne Collier.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 196
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 50 A-B
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC : British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy and has the autograph of Kate Loscombe, 1844, and an inscription by C.S., 1937.
BAC : "Bradbury and Evans, printers."
BAC : Plates "printed in oil colours by G. Baxter" after R. Westall, Miss F. Corbaux, W. Westall, S. Prout, Miss E. Sharpe, G. Barnard, J. Holland, W. Pickersgill, G. Jones, and Mrs. Seyffarth.
BAC : With a preface giving a sketch of the origin and progress of the art by which the plates in this volume were produced.
Subject Terms:
English literature -- 19th century.
Gift books.
Form/Genre:
Color prints.
Contributors:
Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883.
L. E. L. (Letitia Elizabeth Landon), 1802-1838.
Faber Birren Collection (Yale University)
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Color Printing in England, 1486-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, April 20, 1978-June 25, 1978) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]


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