Cf: Charlotte Gere and Michael Whiteway, Nineteenth Century Design, from Pugin to Mackintosh, London, 1993, p. 164, pl. 203
See also: Elisabeth Aslin, E.W. Godwin, Furniture and Decoration, London, 1986, pl. 40
Batley was a pupil of Bruce Talbert and designed furniture for Collinson & Lock. A chair of the same design was exhibited by Collinson & Lock on their stand at the Philadelphia Exhibtion of 1876 alongside cabinets by Bruce Talbert and E.W. Godwin (reproduced below).