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The Widower

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A postcard featuring a reproduction of "The Widower" by Sir Luke Fildes in sepia tones. In the image, a man is sitting on a chair in a simply furnished room. He appears to be weeping and is holding a child who is asleep or deceased. In the background, a woman is staring at the man and while while three children and a dog play on the floor.

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