With bland satisfaction

With bland satisfaction

Hugh Thomson

Photo-mechanical reproduction of pen and ink drawing

4 x 2 inches

Elizabeth Gaskell, Cranford, p.111

Another piece of mildly satirical humour in which Miss Matty presents herself to her audience with two hats on her head. The artist registers the author’s droll understatement in a piece of delicate drawing.

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