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The Mirror of Erised


The Mirror of Erised

Harry views his family in the Mirror of Erised, father James with a hand on his shoulder and mother Lily touching his hair, as other members of the family stand behind them. Lily’s hair is a glowing red highlight in the midst of the otherwise dark painting.

The Mirror of Erised
Artist SaBenerica
Copyright © 2011


It is one of the most poignant parts of the Harry Potter books when Harry sees himself with his parents in the Mirror of Erised.

Image title supplied by the artist.


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