Stephen Blackpool

Felix O. C. Darley



9 x 8.5 cm vignetted

Dickens's Hard Times, Household Edition (1862), vol. 1 frontispiece.

  • Vol. 2 frontispiece by the same artist
  • Darley's frontispiece refers to the incident in Chapter 10, "Stephen Blackpool," when the virtuous factory-worker enters his rented rooms to discover the malignant presence of his wife.

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