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Inscription

lower right on plate: F.O.C. Darley fecit

text on plate:
The Market Place. / PL. 1. / "She took the baby on her arm, and, with a burning flush and yet a / haughty smile, and a glance that would not be abashed, looked / around at her townspeople and neighbors.

Provenance

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1879
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr. Compositions in Outline from Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter. Boston, MA: Houghton, Osgood & Company; Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1879, pl. 1.