Biographical Materials

Phiz Portrait
  • Biography
  • Obituary by George Augustus Sala
  • Working Methods

    Works by Charles Dickens, including ten novels (1836-74)

    Works by Charles Lever (1840-63)

    Ainsworth's Novels: Old St. Paul's (1841) through Ovingdean Grange (1860)

    Daniel Defoe's Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1864)

    Works by Ten Other Authors

    Social Commentary by Phiz in The Illustrated London News



    Brown, John Buchanan. Phiz! Illustrator of Dickens' World. New York: Charles Scribner's, 1978.

    Burton, Anthony. "Vision and Designs. Review of John Harvey, Victorian Novelists and Their Illustrators. Sidgwick & Jackson, 1970. £3.50." Dickensian, 67.2 (1971): 105-109.

    Harvey, John R. "Conditions of Illustration in Serial Fiction." Victorian Novelists and Their Illustrators. London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1970. Pp. 182-198.

    Lester, Valerie Browne Lester. Phiz! The Man Who Drew Dickens. London: Chatto and Windus, 2004.

    Steig, Michael. Dickens and Phiz. Bloomington & London: Indiana U. P., 1978.

    Stevenson, Lionel. Dr. Quicksilver: The Life of Charles Lever. London: Chapman and Hall, 1939.

    Vann, J. Don. Victorian Novels in Serial. New York: The Modern Language Association, 1985.

    Created 7 May 2018

    Last modified 26 October 2023