The facetious Hardy

Fred Barnard

13 cm x 10.8 cm, framed, p. 189.

three-quarter-page wood-engraving for Chapter 7 in "Tales," in Dickens's Sketches by Boz, the thirteenth volume of the Household Edition (1876).

Full caption: "The facetious Hardy, in fulfilment of his promise, had watched the child to a remote part of the vessel, and, suddenly appearing before him with the most awful contortions of visage, had produced his paroxysm of terror."

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