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Creator:
Print made by George Baxter, 1804–1867, British
Title:
Gems of the Great Exhibition No. 4: The Foreign Department
Date:
1852 or 1854
Medium:
Aquatint and stipple engraving with color woodcut on medium, smooth, cream wove paper, laid on dome-shaped gold paper, laid on contemporary mount made of thick, smooth, beige card
Dimensions:
Mount: 8 3/8 x 13 1/16 inches (21.2 x 33.2 cm), Mount: 5 1/16 x 9 3/4 inches (12.9 x 24.8 cm), and Sheet: 4 5/8 x 9 5/16 inches (11.8 x 23.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, upper left: "11 (encircled)"; on back of mount, upper left: "14. (underlined) | 24 | Gem No 4 of Gt_ Exhibition" | D[...] | £4 | Dog + Serpent | The attack"; on back of mount, upper center: "11 (encircled) | No 4 (underlined) | Death of the Stag in Bronze (underlined) | Bronzed vases | attack of | the Eagle | in front. (underlined)"; on back of mount, upper left: "L/-"; on back of mount, center left: "Dog + Serpent | The Defence (sic)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10623
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | architectural subject | architecture | audience | balcony | bird | bonnets (hats) | boys | branch | bronze | building | capes | chandelier | children | costume | danger | death | deer | dog (animal) | embracing | emperor | exhibition | fear | flags | French | frock coat | gesture | historical subject | hunting | interior | men | mother | organ (aerophone) | pedestals | pointing | sculptures | serpent | silk | stag | statues | sword | The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations, 1851 | top hat | urns | vases | vulture | women | World's Fair
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | Crystal Palace | England | Greater London | Hyde Park | London | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Bay, Jean-Baptiste de (1802-1862), sculptor
Bertini, Giuseppe (1825-1898), painter
Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria (1830-1916)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28594
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