"Hail Britannia!"

1886
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 20 x 34 cm (7 7/8 x 13 3/8 in.); Sheet: 30.1 x 41.4 cm (11 7/8 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3341

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Britannia in chariot with arms outstretched

Inscription

l.l.: "Swain Sc"; l.r.: artist's monogram; l.r. margin signed in graphite pencil: "Sir J. Tenniel"

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund