Sir Barnes Newcome
Steel engraving by an unknown engraver
8¼ x 5¼ inches
W. M. Thackeray, The Newcomes, II, facing 263.
Sir Barnes manipulating his public. A typical audience of Doyle grotesques which implies the character's unwillingness to press the flesh; who would want to, faced with this sort of crowd?
Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.
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