Dick Swiveller and the Marchioness

The Marchioness, sharp-witted and cunning, holding her cards very tight, considered which to play, and Mr. Swiveller, assuming the gay and fashionable air which such society required, took another pull at the tankard, and waited for her lead.

Harry Furniss


14.2 x 9.3 cm, framed

Dickens's The Old Curiosity Shop, The Charles Dickens Library Edition, facing V, facing 424.

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