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Creator:
Print made by George Baxter, 1804–1867, British
Title:

The Belle of the Village

Date:
1854
Medium:
Aquatint, stipple engraving, and etching with color woodcut on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper laid on contemporary mount made of thick cream card
Dimensions:
Mount: 12 3/8 x 10 3/8 inches (31.4 x 26.4 cm) and Sheet (cropped inside plate and image): 8 1/16 x 6 1/2 inches (20.5 x 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "3449 | 15 (encircled) | D [...] | £8"

embossed stamp, lower center, oval topped with crown; within oval: "INVENTOR & PATENTEE | G. BAXTER (in script) | 11 & 12 NORTHAMPTON SQUARE"; beneath oval, in rectangle: "THE BELLE | OF THE VILLAGE"; stamped in black ink, lower right, within image: "PUBLISHED Octr. 7, 1854, | BY G. BAXTER, | PROPRIETOR & PATENTEE, | LONDON."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10614
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agriculture | animal | animals | bows (costume accessories) | carriage | cart | clouds | corn | dress | field | flowers (plants) | grass | hills | landscape | leaning | man | poppies | portrait | rocks (landforms) | sickle | straw hat | stripes | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28532
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