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Illustration to "Son Christopher" by Harriet Martineau in "Once a Week"

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


Dimensions

Block: 12.6 x 10 cm (4 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Sheet: 28.8 x 22.3 cm (11 5/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.3036

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; burnished India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Boy, old man with infant girl; woman in doorway

Inscription

l.r. in block: "SWAIN SC"

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