She was standing before the looking-glass, apparently lost in thought.

John Collier



Plate 15, Thomas Hardy's The Trumpet-Major

Good Words, May 1880

(full-page, facing p. 360), framed: 12.4 cm wide x 17.5 high (captioned, with page reference); illustrates a passage at the bottom of the left-hand column on the facing page (indicating the "she" is Matilda Johnson).

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