c. 1859. A handsome small etching of a man drumming by the Victorian artist Matthew James Lawless (1837-1864).Frederick Smallfield (1825-1915). Smallfield was a Victorian artist best known as a watercolor painter. He was a member of the Junior Etching Club, whose members included Millais, Whistler, and Tenneil. They produced a number of anthologies with their works. This etching was done as an illustration for a poem titled "The Drum" included in the anthology Passages from Modern English Poets. Image is 4 x 6 inches and is printed on paper measuring about 11 x 16.5 inches. Some spotting, creasing and soiling not affecting the etching. Very good. ORIG/012015. Very Good.