The Barmaid

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A woman looks to her right while carrying a tankard in one hand and a tray in the other.
The barmaid.
(Facing p. 115.)

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Harold B. Lee Library, The Internet Archive

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A young woman wearing a lacy bonnet with loose ribbons looks to her right while carrying a tankard in one hand and a tray balanced with glasses in the other. This illustration is inspired by the accompanying written sketch depicting Susan Hawkins, barmaid at The Castle, a tavern in the London suburbs. It is complemented by the following quotation from William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale: I understand the business, I hear it: to have an open ear, a quick eye, and a nimble hand, is necessary

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