A study for the frontispiece to Christina Rossetti's 'The Prince's Progress and Other Poems' (published by Macmillan and Co, 1866) which illustrates the line 'The long hours go and come and go'.See object numbers 1904P406-413 and 1904P418-431 for Rossetti's other designs for 'The Prince's Progress'. This is more finished, with title letters, than 1904P426.

  • Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Title: The Prince's Progress/ And Other Poems/ by Christina Rossetti/ The long hours go and come and go/ London and Cambridge/ Macmillan and Co - 1866
- - Handwritten - Pencil


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Pre-Raphaelite Art From Birmingham
47 Hong Kong Museum of Art 1984-10-19 - 1984-12-02
'Christina Rossetti 1830-1894'
- National Portrait Gallery, London 1994-11-18 - 1995-02-12


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons, Ltd., Derby p. 335.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 - vol. 1, no. 186B, p. 109.


Charles Howell; F R Leyland; Leyland Sale, Christie's 28 May 1892 (probably part of lot 20a); Charles Fairfax Murray

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Christina Rossetti Author

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