This black and white engraving shows Shelley as a young man. he is standing and we see him from the hips upward. He is resting one arm, perhaps on a tombstone as there are trees in the background; his arm is holding a book open, and his long selnder fingers dangle over the end. He wears a dark jacket and a white shirt with a wide collar that’s open and raised, not folded down like a modern button-up shirt, open wide enough we see his neck and part of his chest. He has a boyish round face and curly dark hair and gazes at us with bright dark eyes and slightly parted lips. Thank you for listening.
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