Not all these half-page plates are accompanied by explanatory texts, and those that are vary widely in quality and approach, with narrators as different as a monkey in the zoo and an eight-year-old at the beach. One, “Evans’ Supper Rooms,’ takes the form of a conversation in which Thomas Carlyle, Charles Dickens, and Wilkie Collins take part. — George P. Landow

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