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Pen and Ink Drawing - Sketches of Armour - Frontispiece

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1967P48
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1845 - 1845

Maker Information

Artist:John Everett Millais - View biography for John Everett Millais


The work is a design for the frontispiece to Millais' Book of Armour, 1845. Millais made a series of studies of armoury at the Tower of London. There are five related sketches in Birmingham's collection. A sketchbook associated with these drawings is the V&A, London.

Purchased from Christie's, 1967.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pen and black ink on paper.


Height:275 mm
Width:340 mm