Mrs. Gamp favours the company with an exhibition of
professional skill

Mrs. Gamp favours the company with an exhibition of professional skill. (1870s). Illustration by Fred Barnard for Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (Chapter XLVI), page 361. [Convinced that Mrs. Mercy Chuzzlewit is being too permissive with "the old victim," the old clerk Chuffey, Mrs. Gamp shakes her patient into semi- consciousness as a "triumph of her art."] 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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