This illustration was published in 'Once a Week', 1 December 1860, p. 630. Illustrating the poem 'Temüjin' by Henry Thoby Prinsep (1792-1878). Temüjin was the fifteenth-century hero who became the Mongol emperor Gengis Khan (1162-1227). Bronkhurst cites a preparatory sketch in a private collection (D187).

  • Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927; accessioned, 1978.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist William Holman Hunt -
Engraver Joseph Swain -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
- bottom right Printed -


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
William Holman Hunt: A Catalogue Raisonne
Judith Bronkhurst 2006 Yale University Press, New Haven and London App. B14.

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Name Type
Genghis Khan Depicted
Henry Thoby Prinsep Author

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