As they blazed

As they blazed

Christiana Hammond

Photomechanical reproduction of pen and ink drawing.

5 x 3 inches

Maria Edgeworth.Helen, Facing p.390.

Lady Cecilia burning letters. The illustration gives a strong sense of actuality, glimpsed as a passing moment with the right hand margin apparently disappearing before our eyes.

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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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