The New Mamma

The New Mamma

George Du Maurier

Wood engraving by Joseph Swain

6½ x 4¼ inches

Gaskell, Elizabeth.Wives and Daughters,.The Cornhill Magazine 10 (November 1864): facing p. 583.

A sophisticated piece of visual storytelling in which the characters’ gaze, both full-face and turned sideways, is a clear indication of their feelings towards each other.

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