The Wine-shop (facing p. 109) — Phiz's eighth serial illustration for Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. Steel engraving for Book II, Chapter XVI, "Still Knitting" (originally in Part 4, September 1859). 9.3 cm high by 14 cm wide (3 ⅝ by 5 ½ inches), vignetted. Instalment No. 15 in the All the Year Round weekly numbers on 6 August. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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Allingham, Philip V. "'Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities (1859) Illustrated: A Critical Reassessment of Hablot Knight Browne's Accompanying Plates." Dickens Studies. 33 (2003): 109-158.

Dickens, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities. Illustrated by Phiz (Hablot Knight Browne). London: Chapman and Hall, November 1859.

Sanders, Andrew. "Introduction" to Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Woodcock, George. "Introduction" to Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1970.

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