'Oh Chiv, Chiv,' murmured Mr. Tigg/

"'Oh Chiv, Chiv,' murmured Mr. Tigg, 'You have a nobly independent nature, Chiv.'" (1870s) Illustration by Fred Barnard for Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter VI), page 49. [Recalling Iago's blostering the sagging spirits of Roderigo in Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice, Montague Tigg attempts to rally the despondent Chevy Slyme.] 10.7 cm x 13.8 cm. Scanned image and text 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.]


Dickens, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, with 59 illustrations by Fred Barnard. Household Edition. London: Chapman and Hall, 1871-1880. The copy of the Household Edition from which this picture was scanned was the gift of George Gorniak, Editor of The Dickens Magazine, whose subject for the fifth series, beginning in January 2008, was this novel.

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