"There she was, all alone, looking out on the quicksand and the sea."

Harper & Bros. house illustrators "C. B." and William Jewett

Wood engraving

17.4 cm high by 11.5 cm wide

Third regular illustration for Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone: A Romance in Harper's Weekly (11 January 1868), page 21. Betteredge discovers one of the housemaids, Rosanna Spearman, contemplating the Shivering Sand, and persuades her to go into lunch. [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.