|Birthplace:||Lewes, East Sussex, England|
|Death:||Died in Kent, England|
|Cause of death:||Accident involving a horse omnibus|
|Occupation:||Artist & Printer, engraver|
|Managed by:||Brett Harrild|
Historical records matching George Baxter
About George Baxter
George Baxter (1804–1867) was an English artist and printer based in London. He is credited with the invention of commercially viable colour printing. The Baxter process, which he patented in 1835, involved an initial metal keyplate and up to 20 wood or metal blocks to apply each individual colour, and all of this was done on hand presses. 11 Northampton Square in Clerkenwell, London, was Baxter's home and workshop from 1844-1860. The site is marked by a plaque on the modern building at that address. Baxter was declared bankrupt in 1865 and died in 1867, after an accident involving a horse omnibus.