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|Collection:||Fine Art Prints and Drawings|
|Date:||1861 - 1861|
|Artist:||Frederick Sandys - View biography for Frederick Sandys|
|Engraver:||Joseph Swain - View biography for Joseph Swain|
Sandys was commissioned to design an illustration to accompany the poem 'The three Statues of Aegina' by Walter Thornbury. It was engraved by Joseph Swain and published in 'Once a Week' (26 October 1861, p. 491). Thornbury later reused the illustration in his anthology 'Historical and Legendary Ballads and Songs' (1876, p. 137).
|Purchased from Charles Fairfax Murray and presented by subscribers, 1906.|
|Production Period:||19th century|
|Medium:||Wood engraving, printed in black ink on paper, laid on card.|