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The Glastonbury Thorn

Figure descriptions
The illustrated poem title, “The Glastonbury Thorn”, is placed on a stone sign that is rectangular across the top but curved along the bottom edge. The letters follow the curve of the bottom edge so that they are larger on the sides and smaller at the center. A bare branch extends behind and above the sign. Three birds fly above it. 1/3 page.
A single bird flies from the bottom-left corner toward the bottom-center of the page. 1/64 page.
The full moon peeks out from behind a dark cloud. Large flowers grow in the foreground. The flowers partially connect with a border which partially surrounds a section of the poem letterpress. The illustration is positioned above and to the left of the letterpress. 1/2 page.
Illustration partially surrounds a portion of the poem letterpress. There is a straight-edged partial border above and to the right of the letterpress, which is shaded in the interior corner. Bare branches extend behind and in front of this border. Below the branches, there are bare trees and clouds. The clouded section spans the full page width. 1/2 page.
Trees appear to sway in strong winds. Dark clouds fill the sky. 1/4-page illustration partially contained within a single-ruled border on the left, top, and right edges. Foliage extends past where the bottom edge of the rectangular border would be. A leafy branch is superimposed over the right side of the illustration.
Illustration partially surrounds a portion of the poem letterpress. There is a straight-edged partial border to the left, right, and above the top section of letterpress, which is shaded in the interior corners. Bare branches extend behind and in front of this border along the top and left edges. To the right of this portion of the illustration, there are trees and dark clouds. This scene descends the page, and long grass is superimposed over the bottom-center section. 1/2 page.
A tree grows in a grass-covered field. It is set against a dark sky. This portion of the illustration is partially contained within a single-ruled border on the left, top, and right edges; some of the tree’s branches extend beyond the right edge. Below the tree, a second partial border is placed in the lower-right corner; it extends outward to partially contain a portion of the poem letterpress. Long grass extends behind and in front of the two borders. 1/2 page.
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