Mr. Pecksniff. Placid, calm, but  
proud . . . . . gently
travelling across the disc, as if he were a figure in a magic lantern

"Mr. Pecksniff. Placid, calm, but proud . . . . . gently travelling across the disc, as if he were a figure in a magic lantern." (1870s). Illustration by Fred Barnard for Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter XXXV), page 281. [Now back in England, Mark and Martin are astonished at the spectacle of Mr. Pecksniff sailing along a London street with architectural plans under his arm. The publican then informs them that Pecksniff is now termed "the celebrated architect."] 9.4 x 13.7 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.]

References

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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