The child addressed the old man as her grandfather

["The door being opened, the child addressed the old man as her grandfather, and told him the little story of our companionship" (II, 40).] by George Cattermole. Wood engraving, 3 3/8 x 4 ¼ inches (vignetted image). Chapter 1, The Old Curiosity Shop. Original serial publication: 25 April 1840 (first plate in the series).

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Image scan and text by George P. Landow. [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 in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]


Dickens, Charles. The Old Curiosity Shop in Master Humphrey's Clock. 3 vols. London: Chapman and Hall, 1840. I, 37.

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