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10 Jun 2019Member's Collection for Sale22 JUNE & 5 SEPTEMBER 2019 - MEMBER’S COLLECTION OF 200 FRAMED BAXTER PRINTS FOR SALE The collection of one of our long established members is to be auctioned at Bishop & Miller, 19 Charles Industrial Estate, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 5AH - tel. 01449 673088 - email: enquiries@bm-auctions.co.uk - website: bishopandmillerauctions.co.uk The prints are split between two sales: Saturday 22 June 2019 (Fine Arts and Antiques) Thursday 5 September 2019 (Gentleman’s Library) The catalogue for the first sale is now available online and the catalogue for the second sale will be published shortly before that sale.
10 May 2019SUMMER EXHIBITION & AGM30 JUNE 2019 - SUMMER EXHIBITION & AGM – to be held at the New Hall Hotel, Sutton Coldfield. The Annual General Meeting will take place at 1:00pm, followed by an exhibition of selected items from the Owen collection including some of the rarest Baxter Prints. Afternoon tea will be available and the day will conclude with our usual “Bring & Buy Sale”. Contact us to book your place now.
24 Mar 2019Article in Antique Collecting magazine April 2019Interesting 4 page article about George Baxter, Baxter Prints, and The New Baxter Society titled Colouful Characters – Duncan Phillips reassesses the colourful painting prints of George Baxter, which are back in vogue, see https://antique-collecting.co.uk/current-issue
10 Mar 2019Feature Exhibition at Art & Antiques for Everyone4th to 7th April 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham. The New Baxter Society is delighted to have been asked to provide the Feature Exhibition at the Spring 2019 Fair. Complimentary tickets to see The New Baxter Society Feature Exhibition at Art & Antiques for Everyone have been posted out to all members with the March Newsletter. Others who wish to see our Feature Exhibition should email us to request tickets at newenquiries@newbaxtersociety.org
25 Feb 2019"Explore the color" ExhibitionSeptember 15, 2018 - April 19, 2019, (Tuesday - Saturday 10: 00 - 17: 00) at Tokyo Polytechnic University Atsugi Campus Building 12, 2nd Floor Carabo Gallery 飯 山 1583 Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture 243-0297. Includes a feature on George Baxter. Paste the link into your browser for more information: https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=ja&u=https://blog.t-kougei.ac.jp/liberal-arts/2018/12/01/2727/&prev=search
03 Feb 2019Feature Exhibition at Art & Antiques for Everyone4th to 7th April 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham. The New Baxter Society is delighted to have been asked to provide the Feature Exhibition at the Spring 2019 Fair, which will showcase the prints of George Baxter and his licensees, explaining how his patented “Baxter Process” prints were produced, and showing how these prints made affordable coloured pictures available to the masses for the first time. The exhibited prints will tell the story of key events throughout the mid-nineteenth century and show how they came to be used on everyday objects.
03 Feb 2019The Production of a Baxter Colour PrintMembers can now access the full version of The New Baxter Society’s publication “The Production of a Baxter Colour Print” online.
16 Nov 2018November 2018 NewsletterOur largest ever Newsletter has just been published. It features; ‘Baxter: the chromolithographic context’, a fabulous article by well known author Professor Michael Twyman; More on the wonderful Baxter sketches exhibited at our Summer Exhibition; How to tell a Baxter Christmas Time from a Le Blond; and more. Join now to get your copy and 2019 membership.
05 Nov 2018Le Blond CatalogueMembers can now access the full catalogue of Le Blond’s Baxter Process prints online, together with the details of the books and music covers that they were used to embellish. Known examples of Le Blond’s other prints are also recorded including adverts and trade cards. Together with the catalogue of George Baxter’s prints this pictorial resource will aid the identification of Baxter’s and Le Blond’s prints. Want access? – join The New Baxter Society now.
06 Jun 2018COLLECTION FOR SALEA collection of prints from one of our late members is for sale and can be viewed by logging in to our members area. We are showing scans of 95 Baxters, 275 Le Blond’s, 280 Mansell’s, 515 Dickes, 36 Kronheim prints (more to be added) and 75 books.
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