Public Collections and Information Links

Click on location to open link in new window. If you plan a visit to view any collection of George Baxter or licensee prints please contact the collection holder to make arrangements in advance.
The Printing Historical Society   The Society fosters interest in the history of printing and encourages both the study and the preservation of printing machinery, records, and equipment of historical value.
Art Institute of Chicago ChicagoUSAThe Art Institute of Chicago holds at least 17 prints by George Baxter. Mainly the larger subjects and including Baxter’s Two Specimens of Printing in Oil Colours.
Bruce Peel Special Collections & Archives University of Alberta EdmontonCanadaThe University hold The Donald and Barbara Cameron Collection of George Baxter Prints. The collection comprises over eighty prints of various dates, formats, and themes, as well as several books containing illustrations printed by Baxter.
Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA Los AngelesUSACollection consists of approximately 100 color prints and 100 books containing color-print illustrations by Baxter and his firm. Includes books about Baxter and color printing.
E.J. Pratt Library Victoria University TorontoCanadaGeorge Baxter biography and links to the Library's Baxter Process Print related collections. Victoria University holds an extensive collection of Baxter and Licensee Prints.
E.J. Pratt Library Victoria University TorontoCanadaThe Starr Collection of Baxter prints. A full List of Baxter Prints in the Victoria University Library Starr Collection: The Starr Collection is one of the finest and most complete collections anywhere.
E.J. Pratt Library Victoria University TorontoCanadaLe Blond Prints. A full List of the Le Blond prints held in the Victoria University Library.
E.J. Pratt Library Victoria University TorontoCanadaGeorge Baxter (1804-1867): A Bicentenary Exhibition of Prints and llustrations.
E.J. Pratt Library Victoria University TorontoCanadaColour Prints by George Baxter (1804 - 1867). A Virtual Exhibition.
Fogg Museum, Harvard Cambridge, MAUSAThe museum holds nearly 200 Baxter and Licensee Prints. You can see images of all online by searching for the artists "George Baxter" and "Abraham Le Blond". The George Baxter search includes various licensee prints.
Hatton Gallery Newcastle University Newcastle upon TyneUKHatton Gallery house the substantial J R Hall collection of Baxter Prints. In addition to Baxters there are Le Blonds, Licensee prints and some prints by Leighton, Fawcett etc. Search by each name separately.
Leeds Art Gallery LeedsUKHold a collection of 67 Colour and 15 Monochrome prints, mainly Baxter, Le Blond and some licensees together with other 19th century printers. Held an exhibition of Oil Prints by George Baxter in 2007.
Lewes Town Hall LewesUKLewes Town Council's collection comprises items donated by Vera Walker Hall, Alderman Holman and members of George Baxter's family. Lewes is the birthplace of George Baxter. Gallery viewing days are shown on the calendar and a Resource and Learning pack for teachers and guides is available for the Town Hall’s paintings and prints.
Maidstone Museum MaidstoneUKMaidstone Museum hold 400 works by Victorian printing pioneer George Baxter.
McMaster University, Museum of Art Hamilton, OntarioCANADAHolds 24 Baxter and Licensee Prints
National Museum of American History Washington DCUSAThe Museum (part of the Smithsonian) holds the steel Key Plate and 9 colour wood blocks for George Baxter’s The Reconciliation. The Museum acquired these items from C T Courtney Lewis for an exhibition.
Reading Museum ReadingUKReading Museum have a collection of over 700 works by George Baxter and his licensees (mainly Le Blond & Kronheim). Most were gifted by the late Arthur Knox.
Sir Kenneth Green Library Man Met Uni ManchesterUKThe Laura Seddon Collection of Greetings Cards and Valentines. This extensive collection includes many cards by Mansell, Dickes and Kronheim (mostly Chromo but also Baxter Process)
Sir Kenneth Green Library, Man Met University ManchesterUKMMU hold the Mike Martin Collection of Bradshaw & Blacklock’s Baxter Process Prints.
Sir Kenneth Green Library, Manchester Metropolitan University ManchesterUKMMU hold the Mary Butcher Collection of Baxter Prints, consisting of over 750 superb prints. There are multiple examples of many prints demonstrating the variety of formats and colouring.
Sir Kenneth Green Library, MMU ManchesterUKThe Sir Harry Page collection of Scrap Books. Over 150 scrap books, 9 of which contain over 400 prints in total by George Baxter, Le Blond and other licensees.
The Ephemera Society   A non profit body concerned with the collection, preservation, study and educational uses of hand-written and printed ephemera being "the minor transient documents of everyday life"
University of Delaware Library Newark, DEUSAColor Printing in the Nineteeth Century. An Exhibition at the Hugh M. Morris Library University of Delaware Library Newark, Delaware; August 27 - December 19, 1996.
University of Reading Department of Typography ReadingUKThe Department of Typography & Graphic Communication hold the Mary Butcher Collection of George Baxter's printing plates and blocks. There is a functioning printing workshop allowing the demonstration of the printing processes of relief, intaglio and planographic printing. It is also the Centre for Ephemera Studies.
V & A LondonUKThe Victoria & Albert Museum holds a substantial collection of Baxter prints in its Prints & Drawings Study Room. This includes some rarer items.