Water Babies by Emmeline Halse. Plaster, 5cm high x 10cm wide x 5.5cm deep. Inscription: “The Water Babies / by E. Halse” [Click on image to enlarge it.]

Halse here illustrates (or, more properly, embodies) dead children in Charles Kingsley’s The Water Babies about to be reborn in heaven.

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