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"Doing Royal Errands in Merrie England" 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: 9.4 x 11.3 cm (3 11/16 x 4 7/16 in.); Sheet: 28.9 x 22.4 cm (11 3/8 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3062

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Man and woman on horseback

Inscription

l.l. in block: artist's monogram; l.r. in block: "Swain"; l.l. margin in graphite pencil: "Sir J E Millais"

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