And London looks so large, so barren and so wild
8.9 cm wide 13 cm high
Illustration for Dickens's Little Dorrit in the Co-operative Publication Society Edition
This rather poor drawing is one of many nineteenth-century works employing the Mariana theme — the contemplative, yearning, or despairing young woman at a window — popularized by Tennyson's "Mariana" [GPL]
Terry-Lynn Johnson Collection
Image scan and text by Philip V. Allingham
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