Print: Baxter CL 234 – Used extensively on music covers "Holy Family Sacred Melodies" and issued separately by Baxter, it sold in large numbers but so many of the copies you see are actually produced by his son George Baxter Jr, his productions are very inferior. Previously it has been written that these inferior prints are the fathers productions from a worn plate but this is wrong.


Our research describes this print and the father and sons printings in great detail and can be read here


This example is definitely by the father and the dark background and the spelling of the composers name infers it is a print from the later part of his career, circa 1859


Signed on left centre on the floor, "Printed in Oil Colours by G.  Baxter, Patentee,"


Date: First published 1849 / 1850 this example from circa late 1850’s


Size (cm ht x w): 15 x 9.8 (print) 32 x 22.5 (music sheet)


State: On a music cover ‘The Holy Family’ music by Callcott published by Jullien


Condition: Excellent colours, minor toning to sheet edges and a repaired 2” tear to the top of the sheet not affecting print

The Holy Family – Music Cover

SKU: 1569

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