Commentary on Early Illustrations of Trollope's Fiction
The Three Clerks: 2 Illustrations
Written 1857 (15 February - 18 August)
Published as a book 1857 (November), Richard Bentley
Frontispiece and Title page for a new edition 1865, Bentley
1 Full-Page Illustration and 1 Vignette by J. Mahoney, engraver
- Described in Forrest Reid, Illustrators of the Eighteen
Sixties: An Illustrated Survey of the Work of 58 British Artists,
p. 255: 'a charming frontispiece and vignette made for a one-
volume edition of Trollope's The Three Clerks';
for another brief biography and commentary see Simon Houfe, The
Dictionary of 19th Century British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists
pp. 221 and 347
- Reid reprints as equally characteristic 'Occupations of a Retired
Life', facing p. 256; see also Gleeson White, English Illustration:
The Sixties: 1855-70, 'Summer', after p. 66; 'Yesterday and Today'
after p. 68
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