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The Wessex of the Novels


Drawn by. M. I., on CorelDRAW X7, November 2020, after: Thomas hardy, Life’s little ironies: A set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled A few crusted characters, With a map of Wessex, Macmillan and Co., London 1925 (First Collected Edition 1894). "The Gloucester Lodge" added.



St James's Church, Poole, Dorset

Supposed to be the model of St James’s Church in Havenpool Town in the novel, to which the characters of the novel (Joanna, Emily and Shadrach) attended.


小説中,登場人物(ジョアンナ,エメリーおよびシェイドラック)が通った ヘイブンプールの町のセント・ジェームス教會のモデルと目される。

From: http://www.digitalcamerasonthemove.com/historical-architecture.html




The ground plan of St James's Church, Poole, Dorset


From: https://www.british-history.ac.uk/rchme/dorset/vol2/pp189-240




He advanced to their elbow. . .

A scene in the novel ― "He (Shadrach Jolliffe) advanced to their (Emily Hanning and Joanna Phippard's) elbow, and genially stole a gaze at them."

Woodcut by W. Hennessey, 1891. (16 cm high by 18.5 cm wide)

小説の中の一情景 ― 「彼(シェイドラック・ジョリフ)は彼女(エミリー・ハニングとジョアンナ・フィパード)らの傍まで進み,彼女らをそっと眺めた。

木版畫,W・ヘネシー作,1891. (16cm 高 × 18.5cm 幅)

From: http://www.victorianweb.org/art/illustration/hardyshortfiction/26.html




When on the hill . . .

A scene in the novel ― "Joanna was always hearing or seeing evidences of their arrival. When on the hill behind the port, whence a view of the open Channel could be obtained, ..."

Woodcut by W. Hennessey, 1891. (19.7 cm high by 13.9 cm wide)

小説の中の一情景 ― 「ジョアンナはいつも,彼等の歸着の證を求めてゐた。廣い海峽を眺望できる港の後の丘の上で, ...。」

木版畫,W・ヘネシー作,1891. (19.7cm 高 × 13.9cm 幅)

From: http://www.victorianweb.org/art/illustration/hardyshortfiction/27.html




Poole High Street in the later Victorian age




From: https://www.dorsetlife.co.uk/2015/01/pooles-press-barons/




Guildhall, Poole


From: The writings of Thomas Hardy in prose and verse: With prefaces and notes: Prose Vol VIII, Harper & Brothers, 1920.




Line drawing of a hermaphrodite brig

By Pearson Scott Foresman.


Pearson Scott Foresman に依る。 .

From: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hermaphrodite_brig_(PSF).png




Dorset. Poole Harbour - 1898 - Old Antique Vintage Print

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ドーセットのプール港 1898 -古いアンティークのヴィンテージプリント

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