Mr.Bumble and Mrs. Corney
12.5 x 8.8 cm framed
Second illustration for The Adventures of Oliver Twist, Centenary Edition (1912), facing p. 128.
Pears, like Dickens's original illustrator, George Cruikshank, and Harry Furniss after him, mocks the Mrs. Corney, Matron of the Workhouse, and Mr. Bumble, the pompous beadle. [Continued below]
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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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