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Wood Engraving - If - Proof

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P846
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1866 - 1866

Maker Information

After:Frederick Sandys - View biography for Frederick Sandys
Engraver:Joseph Swain - View biography for Joseph Swain


Sandys was commissioned to design an illustration to accompany Christina Rossetti's poem 'If' published in 'The Argosy,' 1866 (vo. 1, no. 4, p. 336). The design was engraved by Joseph Swain.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

Medium:Wood engraving printed in black ink on paper, lain on card.

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Height:181 mm
Width:136 mm