Hester Prynne

Thomas Nicholls


Spanish mahogany

Location: beneath the frieze on the inside of the top-story gallery

Two Temple Place, London WC2

One of six figures from American literature: Hester Prynne, the heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter.

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