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Print made by George Baxter, 1804–1867, British

The Great Exhibition: Exterior View from the Southwest

Former Title(s):

The Great Exhibition (Small Exterior)

Aquatint, stipple engraving, and etching with color woodcut on medium, smooth, cream wove paper, surrounded with gold dome-shaped border, laid on contemporary mount made of thick, smooth, beige card
Sheet (rounded at top; cropped inside plate and image): 5 11/16 x 12 5/8 inches (14.4 x 32.1 cm) and Mount: 10 1/4 x 16 15/16 inches (26 x 43.1 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, on back of mount, upper left: "D miu | £3 | 12 (encircled)"; on back of mount, center left: "Lutwidge Paid (underlined)

stamped in red ink, on mount, lower left, within crown-topped oval: "THE GREAT EXHIBITION | PRINTED | IN OIL COLOURS | BY | G. BAXTER | THE INVENTOR AND | PATENTEE | 11 & 12 NORTHAPTON SQUARE"; beneath oval: "LICENSES GRANTED TO WORK | THE PROCESS."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | architecture | audience | baskets | boys | carriages | carts | children | coats | costume | crowd | dogs (animals) | dresses | drivers | event | exhibition | families | frock coat | girls | hats | historical subject | horses (animals) | men | oranges | parasols | sashes (costume accessories) | stripes | The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations, 1851 | top hats | trees | turbans | uniforms | women | World's Fair
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | Crystal Palace | England | Greater London | Hyde Park | London | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

Penelope McElwee, The non-representation of the agricultural labourers in 18th and 19th century English paintings : an exploration into the artistic conventions followed by the aristocracy and landowning classes in representations of the agricultural labourers ..., Newcastle upon Tyne, 2016, p. 134, fig. 10-3, NX650.L32 M34 2016 (YCBA)

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