Illustration to "Hereward, Last of the English" by Charles Kingsley

1865
Paul Gray (English, 1842–1866), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 15.8 x 11.3 cm (6 1/4 x 4 7/16 in.); Sheet: 22.2 x 16.7 cm (8 3/4 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2245

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Man in chainmail choking man with axe.

Inscription

"PG" lower left, SWAIN Sc lower rt.

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