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Biographical material and criticism

Commentary on novels illustrated by Keene

The World of Art

Church Politics and Children at Church

Bachelors, Courtship, and Family Life


Railway Travel, Taxis, and Omnibuses

Scotland and Ireland

Urban Life

Illustrations for George Meredith’s Evan Harrington

Illustrations for Charles Reade's The Cloister and the Hearth

Illustrations for Mrs Henry Wood’s Verner’s Pride's

The following seventeen illustrations for Mrs. Henry Wood’s Verner’s Pride as they appeared in Once a Week,from 1862 to 1863 are reproduced from the Database of Mid-Victorian Illustration (DMVI) based at Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom, with kind permission of the following: J. Thomas, P. T. Killick, A. A. Mandal, and D. J. Skilton, A Database of Mid-Victorian wood-engraved Illustration. I am especially indebted to Professor Julia Thomas for allowing me to use high-definition scans of these images.


Last modified 21 May 2014