Early Coaches á laDucrow
14 cm high x 10 cm wide, vignetted
Dickens's Sketches by Boz, Vol. 1 of the Charles Dickens Library Edition, "Scenes," Chapter 15, "Early Coaches," facing p. 129.
Extended caption adapted from the text: “The man who has to catch an early coach has a restless night and dreams that one moment he is driving with all the skill and smartness of an experienced whip— the next he is exhibiting, á laDucrow, the famous circus bare-backed rider.” — Sketches by Boz, p. 126.
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