‘Mr Anderton supporting his wife in his arms’

George du Maurier

13 December 1862

Wood engraving by Joseph Swain.

6 x 4½ inches

This is the third illustration for Charles Warren Adams’sThe Notting Hill Mystery in Once a Week 7 (13 December 1862): 673.

The web of intrigue spreads outwards, motivated by the Baron’s control of ‘mesmeric fluid’. du Maurier highlights the husband’s anxiety, materially adding to and modifying the text’s cool textures.

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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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