Miss Gwilt

George Housman Thomas, 1824-1868

Engraved by William Luson Thomas (Thomas's brother)


From Wilkie Collins's novel Armadale, Vol.1, facing p.273

Source: the 1866 Smith, Elder edition, uploaded to the Internet Archive by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

G. H. Thomas illustrates another key meeting here, showing us Miss Gwilt for the first time not through Allan Armadale's eyes, but through his friend Midwinter's. Allan had already met her, and noted her charms, but Midwinter is bowled over. [continued below.]

Caption and commentary by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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