The Meeting

George Cruikshank, 1792-1878

Part 20, December 1838

Etching on steel

Twentieth monthly illustration, The Adventures of Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress

  • Cruikshank’s hand-colored version
  • The location of the secret meeting between Rose Maylie, Mr. Brownlow, and Nancy is the south landing steps of the new London Bridge, built between 1824 and 1831 to replace the decayed mediaeval structure of familiar rhyme.

    Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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