The Dress-Maker

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A woman looks to her right while her hand pulls on the thread with which she sews a piece of garment
The dress-maker.
(Facing p. 1.)

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Harold B. Lee Library, The Internet Archive

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A young woman wearing her hair looped back at the sides is seen looking to her right while her hand holding a needle pulls on the thread with which she is sewing a piece of lacy garment by candlelight.

The illustration is complemented by the following quotation from William Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1: Why hast thou lost the fresh blood in thy cheeks…

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