"The Crew was Complete," Illustration to "The Hunting of the Snark" by Lewis Carroll

1876
Henry Holiday (English, 1839–1927), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909), Author Lewis Carroll (English, 1832–1898), Publisher Macmillan and Company


Dimensions

Block: 13 x 8.7 cm (5 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.); Sheet: 32.6 x 24.5 cm (12 13/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.2297

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; burnished India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

“The Crew was Complete,” Illustration to “The Hunting of the Snark” by Lewis Carroll. London: MacMillan and Company, 1876, p.5

Inscription

l.r. in block: "Swain Sc"; l. center in block: "h.h."

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