The discovery of the mysterious packet
12.9 cm high by 10.6 cm wide, framed
Fifteeth illustration for the volume edition of William Harrison Ainsworth's The Miser's Daughter: A Tale, Book Three, Chapter 4, facing page 226 (second plate for the eighth instalment, August 1842, in Ainsworth's Magazine).
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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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