"Yes, I Bring Bad News," Illustration to "The Hampdens" by Harriet Martineau from "Once a Week"

1863
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.3 x 12.7 cm (4 7/16 x 5 in.); Sheet: 28.5 x 21.8 cm (11 1/4 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3059

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Girl, soldier, dog

Inscription

l.l. in block: 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