Awoke to find Jonas standing at his bedside  

"Awoke to find Jonas standing at his bedside watching him. And that very door wide open." (1870s). Illustration by Fred Barnard for Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter XLII), page 329. [Mr. Montague, after a particularly disturbing dream, is shocked when he awakes to find Jonas Chuzzlewit in his bedroom, although he had meticulously checked that every possible entry was secure before he went to bed.] 9.3 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.]


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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