This tracing includes the basic outlines of the finished design for the illustration 'The Little Mourner' which accompanied a poem of the same name by Henry Alford. Image and text were published in Rev. Robert Aris Willmott's anthology 'English Sacred Poetry,' 1862 (p. 320)

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Frederick Sandys -


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.383
Frederick Sandys 1829-1904: A Catalogue Raisonne
Betty Elzea 2001 Antique Collectors' Club in association with Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service p. 208


Probably acquired by Charles Fairfax Murray before June 1895.

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Henry Alford Author

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