Mr Chaffanbras and Mr Solomon Aram

Mr Chaffanbrass and Mr Solomon Aram

John Everett Millais

Wood engraving by the Dalziels

6¾ x 4¼ inches

Anthony Trollope, Orley Farm, Vol 2, facing p.149.

A satirical tableaux showing the lawyers at play – discussing matters which should be confidential. The lightly sketched portrait of the learned judge placed above them points to the ironies implicit in the scene.

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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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