Sandys first produced this illustration to accompany a story by Sabine Baring Gould (1834-1924) which appeared in the magazine 'Once a Week' in 1862 (vol. 6, 24 May, p. 614). This is the engraver's proof.

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


Association Artist Organisation
After Frederick Sandys -
Engraver Joseph Swain -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
bottom left: SWAIN.; bottom centre: AFS [monogram]
Inscription body Engraved -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Winter Exhibition
280g Royal Academy of Arts, London 1905 - 1905


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
English Illustration: The Sixties 1855-70
Gleeson White 1897, reprinted 1970 Kingsmead Reprints, Bath p. 29
City of Birmingham Musum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Derby: Bemrose & Sons Ltd. p.380
Frederick Sandys 1829-1904: A Catalogue Raisonne
2001 Antique Collectors' CLub in association with Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service p. 210


James Anderson Rose, probably bought by Charles Fairfax Murray at the Christie's sale of 5 May 1891.

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Name Type
Sabine Baring Gould Author

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