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Inscription

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

text on plate:
The Procession. / PL. 10. / "Fie, woman, fie!" cried the old lady - shaking her finger at Hester. / "Dost thou think I have been to the forest, so many times, / and have yet no skill to judge who else has been there?"

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. 10.