Print of the Month - March 2014
Also known as "Love’s Letter Box.”
Published by George Baxter in 1856 (Baxter’s Number 145). CL no.359.
One of a series of pictures executed on a large scale, and in every respect a faithful copy of the original painting by Jessie McLeod. For the boudoir, the drawing-room, and portfolio.
Produced from a steel plate and twelve zinc colour blocks.
Originally sold at 10s. 6d.
Baxter Process Print, size 38 x 27.5 cm.
Signed on the wall on the left in 4 lines; “Published August 30th, 1856, by George Baxter, Proprietor & Patentee, London.”