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"Too Early!" Illustration to "Once a Week"

about 1868
Helen Paterson (English, 1848–1926), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 12 x 18.7 cm (4 3/4 x 7 3/8 in.); Sheet: 21 x 27.2 cm (8 1/4 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3387

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.l.: "H. Paterson"; l.r.: "SWAIN"; l.l. margin in black ink"Too Early! (about 1868)" and in graphite pencil: "Helen Paterson / Mrs Allingham"

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