Your son Lucius did you say – shopping
John Everett Millais
Wood engraving by the Dalziels
6¼ x 4¼ inches
Anthony Trollope,Orley Farm, Vol 1, facing p. 98.
Another study of social awkwardness, this time in the meeting between Lady Mason and Mrs Furnival. The hesitant extending of hands is a telling sign.
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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.
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