Barkis Drives David to Yarmouth
Approximately 7 x 5 inches (18.3 x 12.8 cm)
From Character Sketches from Dickens, facing p. 94.
Harold Copping's realistic style is perhaps a little unsuitable for depicting the enigmatic carrier, Mr. Barkis, as he drives David away from Blunderstone on the first leg of the boy's journey to London. The moment depicted occurs in instalment two (chapter 5, "I Am Sent Away from Home"), June 1849.
Scanned image, caption, and commentary below by Philip V. Allingham
[You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]