This wood-engraved illustration, executed by Joseph Swain, accompanied 'Sister Anna's Probation', a novella by Harriet Martineau. The illustration appeared in the periodical 'Once a Week' on 12 April 1862 (p. 421).

  • Accessioned, 1978.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist John Everett Millais -
Engraver Joseph Swain -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
SWAIN Sc / monogram (printed).
Signature - Printed -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
John Everett Millais: Illustrator and Narrator
37 Birmimgham Museums and Art Gallery 2004-10-16 - 2005-01-16
37 Leighton House, London 2005-02-18 - 2005-04-29


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Once a Week
Harriet Martineau 1862-04-12 Bradbury and Evans, London p. 421
John Everett Millais: Illustrator and Narrator
Paul Goldman 2004 Lund Humphries, Aldershot cat. no. 37 / B157.


James Richardson Holliday; bequeathed to City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, 1927; Accessioned, 1978.

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Name Type
Harriet Martineau Author

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