Line engraving on steel by J.A.J. Wilcox, 1883

from volume V of the 1883 Standard Library edition of The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne in fifteen volumes According to Rita Gollin in Portraits of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wilcox, who worked as a photographer in Boston from 1860 on, "was particularly admired for his line engraved portraits" (84).
(courtesy of Halldor F. Utne) close window