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Print: Baxter CL 353 - It is signed on the right, "London, Published by the Proprietor, George Baxter, Patentee, 11 & 12, Northampton Square March 1st, 1854.”


Baxter announced in his Pictorial Key (to the Great Exhibition), published in 1851 that it will “shortly to be published” This still took some years to produce but this is relevant as the original painting, after the well-known artist Fanny Corbaux, was exhibited in the 1851 Exhibition. A Baxter advertisement stated “From the beautiful painting by that talented artist Miss F. Corbaux, which was so admired by Her Majesty (Queen Victoria) at the Exhibition, and elicited the highest encomiums of the public press.  Each copy is a perfect facsimile of the original picture”


Produced from a steel engraved plate and fourteen metal colour blocks, and was originally sold at 10s. 6d. 


Date: 1854


Size (cm ht x w): 64 cm x 50 cm overall approx. frame size


State: On Stamped Mount as issued by Baxter, over mounted in blue and cream with gilt edges in 1920’s style in gilt frame


Condition: Very good, minor spotting to the exposed mount. Else very clean and particularly appealing.


As with all our larger framed items we can’t guarantee the glass in transit, no carrier will insure it. I will tape the glass and pad with extra cardboard and plenty of bubble wrap etc so should all arrive in perfect condition. If you prefer we can post without the glass or unframed, or I can put the glass behind the backboard, away from the print please let me know. For overseas purchasers please talk to me about the best options

The Day before Marriage – SM – Framed

SKU: 1798

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