"Let me go to him!" she shrieked, in her anguish of soul
Date: 1901
Medium: Black and white oil on illustration board
Dimensions: 15 × 9 3/4 in. (38.1 × 24.8 cm) frame: 22 1/4 × 18 1/4 in. (56.5 × 46.4 cm)
Illustration Citation: Frontispiece for "Sir Christopher: A Romance of a Maryland Manor in 1644," by Maud Wilder Goodwin, with illustrations by Howard Pyle, and Other Artists (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1901)
Credit Line: Gift of Willard S. Morse, 1923
Object Number: 1923-153
About: In this historical novel, the Atlantic coast is the scene of feuds between Catholic Marylanders and Protestant Virginians. Here, fog causes a collision between a large vessel and a small one carrying colonists trying to spirit an accused Virginian from Maryland back home to escape a trial. His sister panics when he is swept overboard.
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