1852 age 28

This image illustrates a reprint of 'Botallack Mine' from Rambles Beyond Railways. The shortened 8pp account is in The Green Book for Boys ed. Herbert Strang published in 1910. Wilkie is on the right as he is equipped with clothes that are far too big. The spectacles indicate that it is supposed to be a likeness though the source is unidentified. The artist appears to be Harold C Earysham.


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