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"Whate'er I Be, Old England is my dam!" Illustration to "The Old Chartist," poem by George Meredith in "Once A Week," 1862, vol. VI, p. 183

1862
Frederick Sandys (English, 1832–1904), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 10.8 x 13 cm (4 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.); Sheet: 16.4 x 21 cm (6 7/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.4094

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.r. in block: "SWAIN SC"; 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