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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