Three tall, hipless, shoulderless girls, dwindling in height, like a row of Pan pipes.

Gordon Browne


Wood engraving

11.2 by 9.2 cm (irregularly vignetted)

Thomas Hardy's "A Mere Interlude" The London Magazine 10 (May 1903): 503

Baptista's husband introduces her to his three illegitimate daughters to whom she will now act as a stepmother (p. 504).

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