This wood-engraved illustration, executed by Joseph Swain, is for G. W. D.'s poem, 'The Hunt for the Hammer' . The illustration appeared in the periodical 'Once a Week' (26 January 1860, p. 126).

  • 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 / monograph (printed)
Signature - Printed -


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Once a Week
Stewart Harrison 1861-01-26 Bradbury and Evans, London p. 126
John Everett Millais: Illustrator and Narrator
Paul Goldman 2004 Lund Humphries B147


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

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