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Reproductions of woodcuts by F. Sandys, 1860-1866

Frederick Augustus Sandys

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: Carl Hentschel, [1910]

Physical Description

4 unnumbered pages, 12 pages, 29 leaves of plates : art prints ; 32 x 26 cm.

General Note

Twenty-eight reproductions of wood-engravings made after Frederick Sandys, most of them originally engraved by Joseph Swain and originally published in books and periodicals, e.g. Once a Week, Good Words and Shilling Magazine; with three-page introduction by Borough Johnson, R.I. and 12 page booklet of notes on the prints.
Includes photographic portrait of Frederick Sandys.
Dedicated to Howard Stewart, M.D.


Portrait of Frederick Sandys -- Proud Maisie-- A nightmare -- The portent -- "Yet once more on the organ play"-- The sailor's bride -- From my window -- The three statues of Aegina -- Rosamund, Queen of the Lombards -- The old Chartist -- The king at the gate -- Jacques de Caumont -- Death of King Warwulf -- The boy martyr -- Harold Harfagr --Until her death -- Manoli -- Life's journey -- The little mourner -- The waiting time -- Sleep -- Amor mundi -- Cassandra and Helen -- The advent of winter -- If -- Cleopatra -- Jacob hears the voice of the lord -- Danae in the brazen chamber -- Morgan-Le-Fay.

Binding Note

Issued in a portfolio. Lacks the original ties.


Wood-engraving - 19th century


Frederick Augustus Sandys, source artist, illustrator
Joseph Swain, wood-engraver
Mary Emma Jones, editor
Carl Hentschel Limited (London), publisher