“He looked at the billiard-balls,” I heard her say, “anything rather than look at me!”

Harper & Bros. house illustrators

Wood engraving

17.4 x 11.5 cm

The second full-sized illustration for the tenth weekly part of Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone: A Romance in Harper's Weekly (7 March 1868), page 149. [Click on the image to enlarge it.]

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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Illustrations courtesy of the E. J. Pratt Fine Arts Library, University of Toronto, and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia.