"The Three Warriors."

Sol Eytinge, Junior



10.2 cm high x 7.5 cm wide

Frontispiece for Dickens's The Uncommercial Traveller and Additional Christmas Stories in the Ticknor & Fields (Boston, 1867) Diamond Edition.

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The three comic-opera soldiers and the relatively flat backdrop prepare the reader for Dickens's surreal vision of real-life farce in a Strasbourg street outside the shop of Straudenheim. [Commentary continues below]

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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