Millais's illustrations for The Small House at Allington by Trollope


Published in 1864 in two volumes, The Small House at Allington was Anthony Trollope's penultimate novel in the Barsetshire series. Known as the 'Chronicles of Barsetshire', the total six novels trace the lives and ambitions of the residents of Barsetshire and Barchester, a fictitious English county and cathedral town. The Small House at Allington is significant because it introduces the characters of Plantagenet Palliser and his wife Lady Glencora, around whom Trollope centres his series of six 'Palliser novels'. 

The novel is accompanied by eighteen illustrations by Pre-Raphaelite artist John Everett Millais. Like other collaborations between Trollope and Millais, the illustrations are engraved by the Brothers Dalziel.

The novel was originally published in serialised parts in The Cornhill Magazine from September 1862 to April 1864.

Full title:
The Small House at Allington. With eighteen illustrations by J. E. Millais
1864, London
Book / Illustration / Image
Anthony Trollope, John Everett Millais
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Public Domain
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British Library

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