One Too Many

George Housman Thomas, 1824-1868

Engraved by William Luson Thomas (Thomas's brother)


From Wilkie Collins's novel Armadale, Vol. II, facing p.3443

Source: the 1866 Smith, Elder edition, uploaded to the Internet Archive by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Although the narrative is packed with dramatic incidents, G. H. Thomas has again chosen to illustrate a simple moment of meeting. Ozias Midwinter greets his close friend Allan Armadale at the terminus of the "tidal train" from the coast, at London Bridge station. [continued below]

Caption and commentary by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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