Farewell (2)

John Everett Millais

Wood engraving by the Dalziels

6¾ x 4¼ inches

Anthony Trollope, Orley Farm, facing, II, 314.

A final embrace to close the book, which finishes on a note of parting and loss. The illustration demonstrates Millais’s interest in abstract effects, combining portraiture and gesture with the monumental forms of the women’s billowing crinolines.

  • Anthony Trollope
  • Orley Farm
  • Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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