Weatherbury Farm

Weatherbury Farm. 7.9 cm high x 13 cm wide. Source of photograph: Far From The Madding Crowd in the Anniversary Edition of the Wessex Novels, 1920, based in part on previous editions and the photographs of 1912. Facing p. 80.

"It was 'a hoary building of the early stage of Classic Renaissance; fluted pilasters decorated its front and soft brown masses, like faded velveteen, formed cushions upon the stone tiling.'"

[These remarks by the anonymous editors often seem to be based on Thomas Hardy's Wessex (1913) by Herman Lea -- PVA].

References

Hardy, Thomas. Far From The Madding Crowd. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1920.


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