He had been Tim's blood-horse all the way from church, and had come home rampant. — P. 21.

Fred Barnard; engraver, Dalziel


17.6 cm high by 12.7 cm wide (6 ⅞ by 5 inches), framed, facing title-page.

Frontispiece for Dickens's Christmas Books.


  • Bob and Timothy Cratchit
  • Clock tower resembling "Big Ben"
  • Elderly couple (left)
  • Old woman, mother and child, beggar
  • The boy and his dog (left)
  • 1885 photogravure version
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    Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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