George Baxter

Reseach areas or queries relating to George Baxter, his life and prints produced by him

Mic
Nov 5

Does anyone know any detail about this artist - I believe he came over from Cork Ireland in about 1840, exhibited 31 times at the British Institute between 1841 - 1869 but would he have been a well kn
Mic
Jan 21, 2018

Baxter was apprenticed to S Williams in the 1820's. We known that SW was a well respected wood engraver in the style of Bewick (using hard woods and finer tools, as used for engraving of steel plates
Mic
Jan 21, 2018

In May 1860, due to financial problems,  Baxter's plant, equipment, plates and blocks were put up for auction by Southgate and Barrett.  They were not sold and Baxter carried on in business republisi
Mic
Jan 21, 2018

Does anyone have a copy of this book or access to it. Contemporary adverts state that this book contains 25 engravings from Drawings by J M W Turner, H Melville and George Baxter. There is no record o
Mic
Jan 21, 2018

Cornellius Rahmn was a missionary for the London Missionary Society in the early 1800's. He appears to have worked in his native Sweden, Siberia (with the Rev Edward Stallybrass) before being recalle
Mic
Jan 21, 2018

This original painting of Baxter’s Circassion Lady at the Bath– Baxter states that it was painted by Wingael, but who was Wingael? I can’t find any info the painter, can anyone help
Mic
Jan 21, 2018

This is a painting, by George Baxter (?) himself and shows what appears to be a ceremony at some equatorial location. I have always presumed this shows Queen Victoria but can't trace any visits to equ
Mic
Jan 21, 2018

Has anyone got a copy of this book, if so I would love to hear from you. It purportedly has engravings by George Baxter which are sometimes marked Baxter Sc
Mic
Jan 21, 2018

Harrison Weir born in Lewes in 1824 and  became a well known animal painter during the 1800's. When he was 13 he was apprenticed to George Baxter in London. As GB had been away from Lewes some 9-10 ye