The work is a design for Millais' Book of Armour, 1845. Millais made a series of studies of armoury at the Tower of London. There are five other related sketches in Birmingham's collection. A sketchbook associated withthese drawings is the V&A, London.

  • Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


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Artist John Everett Millais -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Reign/of/Henry 8th (ink).
Inscription top right Handwritten -


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
John Everett Millais
Paul Goldman 2004 Lund Humphries, Aldershot B7
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons, Ltd, Derby p. 262.

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