at the E. J. Pratt Library, Victoria University







CHARLES CHUBB AND MARIA, HIS WIFE. 1843

CHARLES CHUBB

These superb portraits, which are separate prints of the founder of the well-known lock manufacturing firm and his wife, are the rarest and most valuable of all Baxter's prints. The couple had eight children, who all wanted a portrait of their parents. Photography was not practical at the time, nor was it desirable to commission sixteen paintings; so Baxter was called upon to produce eight pairs of prints. A small amount of hand-colouring was found in the hair.

VICTORIA, QUEEN OF GREAT BRITAIN
HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS
CHARLES CHUBB & HIS WIFE MARIA
CLEOPATRA, QUEEN OF EGYPT
 

MRS. MARIA CHUBB
MRS. MARIA CHUBB

VICTORIA, QUEEN OF GREAT BRITAIN, INDIA, ETC.
 
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