Mrs. Gamp creates a sensation with her  

Mrs. Gamp creates a sensation with her umbrella. (1870s). Illustration by Fred Barnard for Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter XL), page 313. [On the London docks, Tom and Ruth run into Mrs. Gamp--who is looking for the "Ankworks package," or Antwerp packet steamer--and their landlord, who turns out to be the private detective, Mr. Nadgett.] 9.3 x 13.9 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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