George Baxter, News from Australia, baxter print, 
1853,Australa, England,colonial


"News From Home"

Original combination etching/wood engraving printed in colour by Gerge Baxter (1804-1867) after the oil pinting by Harden S. Melville (active 1837) George Baxter Patented and is known as the BAXTER PROCESS. The family toiling away back in Britain reading a precious letter sent bakfrom the Antipodean colony under the tempting poster promoting the glories of emigration for them to do just the same! A member of the audience holds a 100 pound note in eager anticipation!
Published London c.1853
Frame presentation uses conservation glass, mats and backing with a taditional veneer finish of poplar. Sold as a pair with "News From Home"= AUD$670
George Baxter