The Shadow of a Crime by Hall Caine
Date: 1895
Medium: Single-color lithograph
Dimensions: composition: 15 1/4 × 8 7/8 in. (38.7 × 22.5 cm) sheet: 17 7/8 × 12 5/16 in. (45.4 × 31.3 cm)
Illustration Citation: Advertising poster for The Shadow of a Crime, by Hall Caine (Boston: Joseph Knight Company, 1895).
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1977
Object Number: 1977-286
About: First published by Chatto and Windus in 1885, The Shadow of a Crime was the first novel by the British writer Hall Caine, who served as secretary to the Pre-Raphaelite painter and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti before becoming a popular author of romantic novels.
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