Mr. Cruncher's Friends by John McLenan. Illustration for Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, Book II, Chapter 14. [Jerry Cruncher, in the foreground, and two other resurrection men — grave robbers — opening a coffin.]

McLenan's second illustration for the thirteenth installment appeared in Harper's Weekly (Saturday, 30 July 1859): 485; appeared previously in UK on Saturday, 23 July in All the Year Round]. Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one. .]


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