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Etching - The Baby-House

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1972P71
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1871 - 1872

Maker Information

Artist:John Everett Millais - View biography for John Everett Millais


The Victorian nursery, with its dolls and dolls' houses, provides an early training in motherhood. Millais, perhaps not insignificantly, entitles his etching The Baby House.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Etching printed in black ink, on India paper applied to cream wove paper.


Height:264 mm
Width:370 mm

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