Alderman Cute and his Friends

John Leech


Wood-block engraving by W. J. Linton

12.2 cm by 7.1 cm (4 ¾ by 2 ⅞ inches), vignetted.

Full-page illustration for Dickens's The Chimes: "The First Quarter," 34.

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Trotty stood aghast, and his legs shook under him. He seemed to have starved a garrison of five hundred men with his own hand. ["The First Quarter," 34]

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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