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Wood Engraving - The Hunt for the Hammer - Published

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1978P626.12
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1861 - 1861

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, is for G. W. D.'s poem, 'The Hunt for the Hammer' . The illustration appeared in the periodical 'Once a Week' (26 January 1860, p. 126).

Accessioned, 1978.

Further Information

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


Height:80 mm
Width:126 mm