This is one of three drawings in the Birmingham Collection related to the wood-engraving design published in Tennyson's Poems, by Edward Moxon, 1857. The drawing shows Milllais' experimentation with posture and design.

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist John Everett Millais -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Millais, PRB, PRA
350 Royal Academy of Arts, London 1967-01-14 - 1967-03-05
350 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool 1967-03-15 - 1967-04-30
John Everett Millais: Illustrator and Narrator
6 Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery 2004-10-16 - 2005-01-16
6 Leighton House, London 2005-02-18 - 2005-04-29
Tennyson (1809-1892): A Centenary Celebration
265 Dove Cottage, Grasmere (Wordsworth Trust) 1992 - 1992
265 Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln 1992 - 1992


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Poems [Moxon Tennyson]
Lord Alfred Tennyson 1857 Edward Moxon, London p. 309.
Tennyson (1809-1892): A Centenary Celebration
Professor Robert Woof 1992 Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere cat. no. 265.
John Everett Millais: Illustrator and Narrator
Paul Goldman 2004 Lund Humphries, Aldershot cat no. 6 / B84.
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons, Ltd, Derby p. 273.

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Lord Alfred Tennyson Author

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