Roger arrives at Havenpool

[Roger arrives at Havenpool] by Harry C. Edwards, 1893. Wood engraving, size 5.5 cm high by 6.8 cm wide. McClure's Magazine (New York). Illustration for Hardy's "Mastr John Horseleigh, Knyght." [sic] Scanned image and text Philip V. Allingham [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one. ]

Roger, Edith's brother, arrives home at the Wessex port of Havenpool from the Newfoundland trade after an absence of several years (p. 137, top). Sunset beyond the quay casts the figures in the rowboat into shadow, and we see Roger's vessel only in outline. Hardy in the letterpress is already describing Horseleigh's courtship of Edith on that same quay.

References

Hardy, Thomas. "Master John Horseleigh, Knight." McClure's Magazine. (New York) 1 (July 1893): 136-46.


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