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The Scarlet Letter, illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy, c.1890

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Date: c. 1890

Type: Book

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This copy of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter was  illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy (Beatrice Evelyn Stuart Hardy), a British artist and author. Hardy’s focus was often the more light-hearted topics of fairies, gnomes and mermaids. These illustrations show a lesser-known Hardy who applied much-needed weight to her depictions of Hawthorne’s famous romance.