"This is a sweet spot, ain't it? A lovelly spot!"


12.6 x 8.9 cm framed

In the third of the four Pinwell Illustrations — which the 1893 reprint of the Illustrated Library Edition by Chapman and Hall has mistakenly attributed to Marcus Stone — George Pinwell excels himself in depicting a profusion of flowering plants and a hairy dog, as well as revealing his capacity for visual story-telling that we have seen in his previous illustrations for the 1868 edition of The Uncommercial Traveller. [Commentary continued below.]

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  • Charles Dickens
  • Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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