"The figures of a hose and rider came slowly through the mist" by John McLenan. Illustration for Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, Book I, Ch. 2, "The Mail" [Coach passengers, the guard, and Jerry Cruncher on horseback.]

McLenan's illustration appeared in Harper's Weekly (Saturday, 7 May): 289; the novel appeared previously in UK on Saturday, 30 April 1859 in All the Year Round]. Compare the illustration by Phiz. 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. .]

Last modified 30 July 2006