Chimborazo (Frontispiece illustration to Alexander von Humboldt's "Views of Nature")

George Baxter, English, 1804 - 1867

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1850

Baxter print

Image: 3 1/4 × 5 9/16 in. (8.3 × 14.2 cm)

Sheet: 4 1/2 × 7 3/16 in. (11.4 × 18.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

PR.X.218.3

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, below image, lower right margin: BAXTER‘S PATENT OIL COLOR PRINTING. / XI, NORTHAMPTON SQUARE.; inscribed, below image, lower center: CHIMBORAZO.; lower right: BAXTER‘S PATENT OIL COLOR PRINTING / XI, NORTHAMPTON SQUARE; reverse, inscribed, in brown ink, upper right: Josh Samuel Tuskwell / from his Friend / Joh H: [indistinct] [signature]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, center: WH Tuckwell / January 31/87 / W

Provenance

Source unknown.

Catalogue Raisonne

C.T. Courtney, Lewis, 1908, no. 343; M. Mitzman, George Baxter and the Baxter Prints, 1978, no. 194 (343).

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