"I went to the cabinet. The drawer was empty."

Harper & Bros. house illustrators; signed "CB."

Wood engraving

14.5 cm high by 11.4 cm wide

Second illustration for Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone: A Romance in Harper's Weekly (8 February 1868), lower left, page 85. [Click on the image to enlarge it.]

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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Illustrations courtesy of the E. J. Pratt Fine Arts Library, University of Toronto, and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia.