Solomon's design for the illustration 'Hosannah' was engraved on this woodblock by the brothers Dalziel. It was engraved in reverse so that the final image would come out the right way round. The minute detail the brothers managed to engrave on this woodblock, such as the strings of the instrument, is testament to their skill. They were very highly thought of in their own time and were considered the leading wood engravers of the 1860s.

  • Acquired through the Executors of J N Hart, c.1965.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
After a design by Simeon Solomon -
Engraver - Dalziel Brothers


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
BAM loan J N Hart No 31 (label)/ No 538 (label) Dalziel
- reverse Handwritten - 'Dalziel' written top to bottom in the brothers Dalziels' handwriting.. Ink.
Manufacturer's name edge Engraved -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Book Illustration of the 'Sixties'
538 Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 1924 - 1924
Love Revealed Simeon Solomon and the Pre-Raphaelites
37b Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery 2005-10-01 - 2006-01-15
37b Museum Villa Stuck, Munich 2006-03-09 - 2006-06-18
37b Ben Uri Gallery, The London Jewish Museum of Art 2006-09-11 - 2006-11-26


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Love Revealed: Simeon Solomon and the Pre-Raphaelites
Colin Cruise 2005 Merrell, London and New York pp. 88-89; repr. p. 89

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