"Britannia with Allegorical Figures," Illustration to "Punch's Almanack"
Block: 20.8 x 37.9 cm (8 3/16 x 14 15/16 in.); Sheet: 31 x 46 cm (12 3/16 x 18 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood engraving; proof, touched with opaque white watercolor
Not On View
Britannia on horse with sword; crowd of allegorical figures; Mr. Punch, St. Paul’s in b.g. mock turtle and gryphon
l.l.: "Swain Sc"; l.r.: artist's monogram with "1889"; margin: artist's notes to engraver in pencil
Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund