"He had just time to notice that the arm around his neck was naked and of a tawny-brown colour, before his eyes were bandaged, his mouth was gagged, and he was thrown helpless on the floor."

F. A. Fraser

Wood engraving

13.9 x 8.8 cm

Sixth illustration for Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone: A Romance in the Chatto and Windus Edition (1890), facing p. 183.

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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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