The Victorian nursery, with its dolls and dolls' houses, provides an early training in motherhood. Millais, perhaps not insignificantly, entitles his etching The Baby House.

  • Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist John Everett Millais -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
J. E. Millais R.A. / The baby-house. / monogram / 9
- - Etched - Ink


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Sacred Bond: Images of Motherhood
- Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery 1990-09-22 - 1990-11-18
Original Printmaking in Britain 1600-1900
172 Colnaghi, London 1972-11-02 - 1972-12-01


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
John Everett Millais: Illustrator and Narrator
Paul Goldman 2004 Lund Humphries, Aldershot B226
Etchings for the Art Union of London by the Etching Club
1872 Unknown plate 9.

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