One Too Many
George Housman Thomas, 1824-1868
Engraved by William Luson Thomas (Thomas's brother)
From Wilkie Collins's novel Armadale, Vol. II, facing p.3443
Source: the 1866 Smith, Elder edition, uploaded to the Internet Archive by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Although the narrative is packed with dramatic incidents, G. H. Thomas has again chosen to illustrate a simple moment of meeting. Ozias Midwinter greets his close friend Allan Armadale at the terminus of the "tidal train" from the coast, at London Bridge station. [continued below]
Caption and commentary by Jacqueline Banerjee.
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