George Du Maurier
On board the steamboat / DM ; Swain sc.
[London : s.n., 1864?]
image: 118 x 80 mm; sheet: 136 x 115 mm
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Title from published caption.
Proof of a wood engraving on India paper after an illustration by George Du Maurier for Alfred Elwes's novel, Luke Ashleigh, or, School-life in Holland, 1864, P. 36 (facing).
Engraver's burnished proof, with sections of the unfinished white areas excised, probably for creation of an overlay proof.
Illustration shows a party consisting of two men, a woman, and a boy, on the deck of a ship; the woman and the younger of the two men are seated and engaged in a game of chess, while the boy and an older man with an umbrella stand and look on.