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George Baxter

 (1804 - 1867)
George Baxter was active/lived in United Kingdom.  George Baxter is known for portrait, figure, animal, and landscape painting-color printing.

Biography   George Baxter

George Baxter was born in Lewes, Sussex.   His father was a publisher and bookseller, and Baxter worked in his the business with his father and learned woodcut printing and then devised an advanced method of color printing, with many more colors than previously used and application with machine rather than by hand.   The printing by machinery occurred, beginning 1828, through his father-in-law, Robert Harrild, a manufacturer of printing machinery who "was to assist his new son-in-law many times in his life, both financially and with loans and gifts of equipment."

In 1828, Baxter created his first color print - Butterflies, very few copies exist.  This print was followed in 1834 by a primitive   ...  Displaying 750 of 3574 characters.

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