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George Baxter
British (1804 - 1867) Primary

Australia, News from Home

Early - mid-19th century
Plate printed oil colors

7 1/2 in. x 9 7/8 in. (19.05 cm x 25.08 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1962.173
Geography: Europe, England
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints
Culture/Nationality: British
Collection: Harrington-Bishop Collection

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  • British - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of the United Kingdom. It also refers to the cultures of historical nations that had Great Britain as the central ruling power. For the culture of the ancient Britons, who were those tribes that spoke the Celtic (Brythonic) language, use "Ancient British."
  • huts - Simply constructed or small and humble dwellings, generally of natural materials.
  • interior - Existing or situated within the limiting surface or boundary of something. An example is the portion of a building within the walls and under the roof, as opposed to those parts in contact with the outdoors.
  • letters - Pieces of correspondence that are somewhat more formal than memoranda or notes, usually on paper and delivered.
  • men - Refers to male human beings from young adulthood through old age.
  • oil paint - A paint made by grinding pigments with a drying oil such as linseed oil. After 1940 alkyd binders were often added to oil paint to provide faster drying times.
  • plates - Illustrations that are printed separately from the text they accompany, often on different paper; may be bound in with the text, tipped in, loose in a pocket, or bound in a separate volume.
  • printing - Various means of reproducing identical copies of graphic matter in a fixed form. Processes by which an image, pictorial or textual, is transferred, usually to paper or cloth, most often by means of a plate, block, stone, or screen. Use also for the making of photographic prints and, with computers, for the production of a paper copy of stored data. For the production of prints in a fine arts context, prefer "printmaking."

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  • Sheet Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. (19.05 x 25.083 cm)

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