"Scrooge Extinguishes the First of The Three Spirits"
6.7 cm x 5.3 cm vignetted
Fourth illustration in A Christmas Carol (London: Chapman and Hall, 1843), facing p. 78.
The fourth illustration is John Leech's realisation of what Freudians might term "suppression" of painful memories. [Commentary continued below.]
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