He made her swear before a little cross and shrine in his bed-room that she would not wed Edward Hobson without his consent

A. Forestier

Engraved by P. Naumann (R. Taylor & Co.)

1 December 1891

17.8 cm high by 14.9 cm wide

From Thomas Hardy's "The Son's Veto"

The Illustrated London News (1 December 1891): 25 (top).

Scanned image, caption, and commentary by Philip V. Allingham

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