The half-pay Captain completely effaced the old lady's name from the brass door-plate, in his attempts to polish it with aqua-fortis.

Fred Barnard


13.8 cm x 10.6 cm. framed

Sketches by Boz

Three-quarter-page illustration for "Our Parish," Ch. 2, 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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