Help with replacing feather spring in 1940/50s rim lock



The feather spring broke, I have a replacement (shown in picture next to the old broken one, need to cut to size) but I can't for the life of me work out where the original was positioned!

https://i.imgur.com/Mt0LVgJ.jpg

(The screw/bolt in the middle is in-place just to show where it goes)

I am a total amateur, but I feel like this is one of those "ohhhh" moments where it will be totally obvious once explained. Where is the spring supposed to go?

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