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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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.
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