Marley's Ghost

Marley's Ghost

Sol Eytinge

Wood engraving

12.5 high x 9.4 cm

Fifth full-page Illustration for Dickens's A Christmas Carol in Prose: being a ghost story of Christmas in the Ticknor and Fields (Boston), 1869, edition.

Throughout the time that Ebenezer Scrooge has been occupying the house that formerly belonged to his business partner, the shade of Jacob Marley has been accustomed to sit opposite him, but now, for the first time, Scrooge actually sees him — and is terrified. [Continued below.]

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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