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"Henrietta Might be Excused for Wondering, while Her Hair Was Brushed that Night, whose Wits were Astray Now" Illustration to "The Hampdens" by Harriet Martineau from "Once a Week"

Inscription

l.l. in block: artist's monogram; l.r. in block: "Swain"

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

1863

Dimensions

Block: 11 x 12.6 cm (4 5/16 x 4 15/16 in.); Sheet: 28.1 x 22.2 cm (11 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.3060

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

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