Pearston knocked at the door of the minute freehold. The girl herself opened it, lamp in hand

Walter Paget (1863-1935)


9 x 5.75 inches; 19 x 14 cm

Illustrated London News (29 October 1892): 545.

Scene from Chapter XIII, "She Threatens to Resume Corporeal Substance," p. 545 (last column) in Chapter IV of Thomas Hardy's The Pursuit of The Well-Beloved: A Sketch of a Temperament.

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