"'Heaven Help Us Aw In This World!'"
10.7 cm wide x 13.7 cm high
Illustration for Dickens's Hard Times for These Times in the British Household Edition, p. 69
This illustration, which depicts Stephen, Bounderby, Harthouse, Louisa, and Tom, shows Stephen leaving the red brick castle of the giant Bounderby, dissatisfied about the antipathy between labour (as represented by the demagogue Slackbridge) and management (as represented by Bounderby).
Scan and text by Philip V. Allingham
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