School of Art
Victorian Periodical Wood Engravings / PL3
Far From the Madding Crowd: 'He saw a bather carried along in the current'
Series title: Far from the Madding Crowd (Plate 11)
1874 (year of production)
Wood engraving mounted on grey card
110 x 160 mm.
Purchase: Puttick and Simpson Auctioneers, Leicester Square, London 1924
Illustration of a passage at the end of Chapter 48: "At that time he [Dr. Barker of Budmouth] saw a bather carried along in the current outside the mouth of the cove, and guessed in an instant that there was but a poor chance for him . . ." (p. 620)