Tell me, Madeline, are you happy now?

Tell me, Madeline, are you happy now?

John Everett Millais

Wood engraving by the Dalziels

6¾ x 4¼ inches

Anthony Trollope,Orley Farm, Vol 2, facing p.144.

A wide-ranging conversation between Madeline Staveley and her father, including a completely unrealistic exchange of views on the question of Lady Mason’s guilt. The loose hatching and informal composition add to the sense of free-flowing dialogue.

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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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