School of Art
Victorian Periodical Wood Engravings / PL2
Far From the Madding Crowd: 'Troy next advanced into the middle of the room, took off his cap --'
Series title: Far from the Madding Crowd (Plate 12)
Wood engraving mounted on grey card
110 x 165 mm.
Purchase: Puttick and Simpson Auctioneers, Leicester Square, London 1924
Plate 12 of the series depicts the moment in Chapter 53 when Frank Troy, having decided to reclaim his identity as Bathsheba's husband, reveals his face to the host of the Christmas party at Lower Weatherbury Farm.