Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Print made by George Baxter, 1804–1867, British
Title:
The Great Exhibition: Exterior View from the Southwest
Date:
1851
Materials & Techniques:
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
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 11/16 × 12 5/8 inches (14.4 × 32.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in graphite, on back of mount, upper left: "D miu | £3 | 12 (encircled)"; on back of mount, center left: "Lutwidge Paid (underlined)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10624
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dresses | coats | carriages | carts | baskets | historical subject | costume | architectural subject | hats | oranges | turbans | top hats | families | uniforms | architecture | crowd | men | women | boys | frock coat | girls | horses (animals) | stripes | trees | children | sashes (costume accessories) | drivers | parasols | dogs (animals) | audience | The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations, 1851 | World's Fair | exhibition | event
Associated Places:
Greater London | Crystal Palace | England | London | City of Westminster | United Kingdom | Hyde Park
Currently On View:
Not on view
Publications:
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)
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28621