"Hurrying along a by-street, keeping as close as he can to the area railings, a man of about forty or fifty, clad in an old rusty suit of threadbare black cloth," etc.

Fred Barnard


Vignette 13.6 cm high x 10.6 cm, p. 124.

Sketches by Boz

three-quarter-page wood-engraving for Chapter 10 in "Characters," in Dickens's Sketches by Boz, the thirteenth volume of the Household Edition (1871-1879).

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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham

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