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Inscription

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

text on plate:
The Child at the Brookside. / PL. 9. / "Thou strange child, why dost thou not come to me?" exclaimed Hester.

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. 9.