This afternoon I posted https://derrickjknight.com/2021/09/21/a-knights-tale-36-some-schoolmasters/
Later, I scanned the next five of Charles Keeping’s illustrations to Charles Dickens’s ‘Our Mutual Friend’, demonstrating the artist’s considerable versatility.
‘ ‘Does anybody down there know what has happened?’ once more admirably depicts the fog – this time in a text sandwich.
‘Sweet delusion for Pleasant Riderhood’
‘Bella arrived in the Boffin Chariot’
‘Mr Boffin had a child’s delight in looking at shops’ makes use of a two page spread.
‘They stood interlocked like a couple of preposterous gladiators’
This evening we dined on baked gammon moistened by juicy ratatouille; boiled new potatoes; firm carrots, cauliflower, and broccoli, with which Jackie drank Hoegaarden and I drank more of the Fleurie.