Anglebury. Source of photograph: The Hand of Ethelberta in the Anniversary Edition of the Wessex Novels, 1920, facing p. 6. Scanned image (2002) by Philip V. Allingham; text by Allingham and George P. Landow. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL.]

According to the editors, many of whose remarks seem based on Thomas Hardy's Wessex (1913) by Herbert Lea," Anglebury, where the action in the story commences, is approximately Wareham, and here we are introduced to that "old and well-appointed Inn" the "Red Lion," a building of imposing appearance standing at the cross-roads in the centre of town."


Hardy, Thomas. The Hand of Ethelberta. "Anniversary Edition of the Wessex Novels." New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1920. This edition derives in part from previous editions and the photographs of 1912.

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