Gaskell Blog © Katherine C.
Gaskell gives us another great description of the Buxton’s family home, I’ve collected some images that reflect the mood of how I imagined the descriptions.
At last they reached Mr. Buxton’s house. It was in the main street…
…The requisite light and cheerfulness were given by the peep into the garden, framed, as it were, by the large door-way that opened into it.
All the house told of wealth–wealth which had accumulated for generations, and which was shown in a sort of comfortable, grand, ostentatious way.