"The Transit of Venus, December 9, 1874," Study for Illustration to "Punch's Almanack"

1875
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914)


Dimensions

Sheet: 26 x 42.6 cm (10 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.3243

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Peri flying into sun with Egyptians, Chinese, other ladies

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