Silas Hocking.Vanity Fair Supplement.
Vincent Books, Day & Son Ltd. lith.
Chromolithograph. 400 x 266mm. 15¾ x 10½".
Silas Kitto Hocking (1850-1935) was a Cornish novelist and Methodist preacher. He wrote his first novel, Alec Green, while living in Liverpool in 1878. It was his second novel, Her Benny, a story of the street children of Liverpool, that won great fame. He was also politically active, for the Liberal party.
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