Print: Baxter - CL 309 – used in the pocket books Marshall's Cabinet of Fashion, 1847, and Suttaby's Marshall's Ladies' Daily Remembrancer, 1847 as well as being issued separately by Baxter. Baxter only issued this print on this type of mount and was specifically sold to adorn the parlour scrapbooks of the day
A hard to find print that shows the River Wharfe near to the town of Ilkley in the West Riding of Yorkshire, which, according to the above mentioned pocket book had, at the time, a population of about 900 -1000 people.
On the plate under the image is engraved the title and "Baxter's Patent Oil Printing, 11, Northampton Square," and "From a Painting by C. F. Buckley, Esq.” Baxter produced a number of prints after paintings by this artist included the Great Exhibition Exterior. He was most probably employed by Baxter to paint a number of views around this time.
Produced from the steel plate and eight blocks, and was originally sold at 6d.
Size (cm ht x w): 5.2 x 9.1 (image)
State: On a Blue Line mount that has now been trimmed
Condition: Excellent, paper residue on reverse of mount most probably removed from a scrap album, hence why the colours are so well preserved
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