She shuddered to approach the pit

Felix O. C. Darley

1863

Photogravure

9 x 8.3 cm vignetted

Dickens's Hard Times, Household Edition, vol. 2 frontispiece.

Darley's second frontispiece refers to Rachael and Sissy's discovering that Stephen Blackpool has fallen down the Old Hell Shaft in Book Three, Chapter 6, "The Starlight."

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