‘Catherine and Gerard’

Charles Keene

2 July 1859

Wood engraving by Joseph Swain.

4¾ x 27/8 inches

Illustration (1) for Charles Reade’s A Good Fight in Once a Week 1 (2 July 1859): 11.

A striking opening design which gains the reader/viewer’s attention, carefully positioned after a number of low-key designs. The image introduces Catherine and Gerard and their household.

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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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