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Colour and progressive sheets : Baxter colour prints.
[London : J.M. Kronheim & Co.], [1909]
Physical Description:
[20] leaves : all ill. (some col.) ; 27 x 32 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 141
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Cover title.
Progressive color sheets for two prints published by J.M. Kronheim & Co., "Duty" and "Dignity," using the (George) Baxter process (i.e. chromoxylography, the "imposition of successive colored wood blocks over a monochrome key impression ..."--cf. Friedman, J. Color printing in England, p. 21)
Plates appeared in Nobility of life / L. Valentine. London, Frederick Warne and Company, 1869. (BAC has 2 copies in variant publisher's bindings: PR1111/C6/V3/1869)
"In order to preserve a record of the progressive colour stages of the building up of the pictures, a few sets of pulls were taken from the blocks and bound up as a series."--"Baxter" colour prints, p. 10.
Extracts from press reactions to the publication of the two prints are gathered in leaflet with title: "Baxter" colour prints (London, 1909).
Subject Terms:
Baxter, George, 1804-1867.
Color prints.
Kronheim (J. M.) & Co. -- Printer
Chromoxylographs -- 1909.
Kronheim & Co.
Valentine, L. (Laura), -1899. Nobility of life.

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