[An unexpected arrival]
27 December 1862
Wood engraving by Joseph Swain.
5 x 4 inches
Fifteenth illustration for Mrs Henry Wood’s Verner’s Pride. Once a Week 8 (27 December 1862): 15.
Once again, the illustration bears little direct reference to the text, which describes the fireside scene in detail. It shows the moment of ‘Mr Jan’s’ coming through the door: ‘An unexpected arrival’.
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