"You would have been entitled to pay the money back​in one year's time from the date at which it was first advanced to you."

Harper & Bros. house illustrator William Jewett

Wood engraving

17.5 x 11.8 cm

The second illustration for the twentieth weekly part of Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone: A Romance in the Harper's Weekly (16 May 1868), page 309. [Click on the image to enlarge it.]

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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The illustrations appearing here are courtesy of the E. J. Pratt Fine Arts Library, University of Toronto, and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of B. C.