The first illustration Burne-Jones contributed to the periodical 'Good Words', to accompany a poem by Aberdeen journalist, William Forsyth called 'The Martyrdom of Kelavane'. There is a related drawing in the collection of the Victoria and Albert collection A (E.1790-1920).

  • Found unaccessioned in 1978, possibly from the Bequest of J R Holliday, 1927.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Designer Sir Edward Burne-Jones -
Engraver - Dalziel Brothers


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
King Sigurd The Crusader/ E. B. Jones/ G W '62
- bottom right Handwritten - Pencil


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Good Words
1862 Alexander Strahan, London p. 248
English Illustration
Gleeson White 1897 London p. 47
Edward Burne-Jones: A Record and Review
Malcolm Bell 1892 George Bell & Sons, London p. 93
Fortunee de Lisle 1904 Methuen, London p. 65
Bill Waters, Martin Harrison 1973 Barrie & Jenkins, London fig. 81
Burne-Jones: The Paintings, Graphic and Decorative Work
Penelope Marcus 1975 Arts Council of Great Britain p. 80
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 74

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Name Type
William Forsyth Author

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