Finding there was no moving him . . .

Sydney P. Hall



Illustration for Wilkie Collins’s The Law and the Lady: A Novel

The Graphic 10 (21 November 1874)

Signed “Sydney Hall” lower left

The complete text beneath the image: “Finding there was no moving him by fair means, I took his chair and pulled it away, while Robert Lorrie laid hold of the table am carried it to the other end of the room. The crippled gentleman flew into a furious rage with me for presuming to touch his chair. ‘My chair is Me,’ he said; ‘How dare you lay your hands on Me?’”

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