"The Clergyman."

Sol Eytinge, Junior



9.9 cm high x 7.3 cm wide

Third illustration for Dickens's The Uncommercial Traveller and Additional Christmas Stories in the Ticknor & Fields (Boston, 1867) Diamond Edition, facing page 48.

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The shipwreck as seen from the Angelsey beach or village rooftops would have been a dramatic subject, but one not especially well-suited to the small-scale woodblocks for which Eytinge was composing. [Commentary continues below]

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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