21 July 1860
Wood engraving by Joseph Swain
4½ x 3½ inches
Illustration for George Meredith’s Evan Harrington in Once a Week 3 (July–December 1860): 85.
Keene’s talent for social observation and satire is put to good use in his treatment of Meredith’s novel. The scene shown here typifies the artist’s capacity to represent the contemporary life of the streets with vivid immediacy
Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.
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