A Foolscap

Charles Bennett


Hand-coloured wood engraving.

6 x 5½ inches

Illustration for Bennett’s Shadows, no page number.

A good example of Bennett’s talent for characterisation, revealing the ‘true’ nature of the bachelor’s situation in the shape of the jester’s cap projected behind him as he goes to a lonely bed.

Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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