Feature July 2014

Baxter and the Military

In recognition that it is 100 years since the outbreak of the first world war, this year’s Summer Meeting will feature an exhibition of 19th century Military prints by around 20 different printers.

Lord Nelson printed by George Baxter in 1853 after a painting by Lemuel Abbott

There will be portraits, military scenes and prints issued in commemoration of military actions.

George Baxter’s works and those of his licensees will be well represented and additional material will be displayed from other printers including Day & Son, Edmund Evans, Hanhart, Leighton and Ackerman.

The exhibits will include examples of prints for hanging, book illustrations, needle boxes, pin cushions and music covers.

Details of the exhibition can be found in our Latest News.