'Matter!' cried the voice of Mr. Pecksniff. . . . 'The
matter, Mr. Jonas!'

"Matter!" cried the voice of Mr. Pecksniff, as Pecksniff in the flesh smiled amiably upon him. "The matter, Mr. Jonas!" (1870s). Illustration by Fred Barnard for Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter XVIII), page 153. [Pecksniff has come up to London to discuss "business" with Jonas's father.] 9.3 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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