Plates by George Du Maurier for William Black's Three Feathers

Philip V. Allingham, Contributing Editor, Victorian Web; Faculty of Education, Lakehead University (Canada)

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August 1874, in The Cornhill Magazine, Vol. 30: William Black'sThree Feathers Ch. I: ""Master Harry"-- Initial letter vignette "Y"

(p. 129) 9.9 cm wide (full width of the page) by 5 to 6 cm high (irregular shape), facing full-page plate "'I must write to Mr. Roscorla. Give me the pen.'"

10.3 cm high by 15.5 cm wide (vertical).

September 1874, in The Cornhill Magazine, Vol. 30: William Black'sThree Feathers Ch. V: "Throwing A Fly"-- Initial letter vignette "H"

(p. 365) 8.1 cm high by 7.1 cm wide, facing full-page plate "The white figure of a lady suddenly appeared at the door."

9.8 cm high by 14.8 cm wide (vertical).

October 1874, in The Cornhill Magazine, Vol. 30: William Black'sThree Feathers Ch. IX: "The Ring of Evil Omen"-- Initial letter vignette "O"

(p. 385) 9.9 cm high by 3.9 cm wide, facing full-page plate "He stood and looked at the sea while Wenna chatted with her acquaintance."

10.4 cm high by 15.8 cm wide (vertical).

November 1874, in The Cornhill Magazine, Vol. 30: William Black'sThree Feathers Ch. XII: "The Chain Tightens"-- Initial letter vignette "O"

(p. 513) 7.7 cm high by 6.5 cm wide, facing full-page plate "Mrs. Trelyon's Brougham was driving past."

9.4 cm high by 15.1 cm wide (vertical).

December 1874, in The Cornhill Magazine, Vol. 30: William Black'sThree Feathers Ch. XVI: "Spring-Time"-- Initial letter vignette "T"

(p. 740) 7.7 cm high by 6 cm wide, facing full-page plate "They walked through the leafy alleys of the garden."

10.5 cm wide by 15.2 cm high (horizontal).


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