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Wood Engraving - Margaret Wilson (Scottish Martyr) - Published

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1978P620.2
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1862 - 1862

Maker Information

Artist:John Everett Millais - View biography for John Everett Millais
Engraver:Joseph Swain - View biography for Joseph Swain


This wood-engraved illustration, executed by Joseph Swain, depicts Margaret Wilson, the religious martyr who, in the seventeenth century, was executed by drowning. The illustration appeared in the periodical 'Once a Week' (5 July 1862, p. 42).

Accessioned, 1978.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Wood engraving, printed in black with printed text, on paper.


Height:160 mm
Width:134 mm