Illustration to "The Plague Cart of Elliant," poem by Thomas Taylor in "Once A Week"

1859
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 7.7 x 12.8 cm (3 1/16 x 5 1/16 in.); Sheet: 29.3 x 22.9 cm (11 9/16 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

55.3261

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Woman pulling cart

Inscription

l.r.: "SWAIN SC"; l.l.: artist's monogram

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