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Phiz (Hablot K. Browne)

1863

Charles Lever's Barrington

Clearly, this equestrian is not Dinah Barrington in her youth, but the daring horsewoman Polly Dill, whose actions in "The Wager" (plate ) and "Barrington's Ford" (Chapter XIV) result in her unwillingly being rescued by Fred Conyers.

Image scan and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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