What Ralph Nickleby saw at Mrs. Mantalini's

Harry Furniss


5 ¼ by 3 ½ inches (13.5 cm high x 9.1 cm wide), vignetted

There were all the young-lady workers, with bonnets and without, some gathered round Madame Mantalini, in tears upon one chair; others round Miss Knag, in opposition tears upon another; and others round Mr. Mantalini, whose head and shoulders were supported by a very tall footman. — p. 588.

Dickens's Nicholas Nickleby, The Charles Dickens Library Edition, facing IV, 576.

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