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Creator:
Sir John Everett Millais, 1829–1896, British
Title:

Awful Protection Against Midges

Date:
1853
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on medium, smooth, laid paper
Dimensions:
6 1/2 x 4 3/8 inches (16.5 x 11.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink lower left: "Awful protection against midges".

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink lower right in monogram: "JEM | 1853"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1996.9.2
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
children | genre subject | insects | sketching | smoking (activity)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4889
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