The Trial Sermon - 1
J. M. Whistler
Wood engraving by the Dalziels
6 x 4½ inches
Good Words (1862): 585.
The illustration is the first of a pair which, unlike Whistler’s other wood engravings, depict scenes from a novella (by ‘M. C.’) rather than a poem. This image shows the Huntleys’ angry and perplexed response to a letter. [Commentary continues below.]
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