Pip Rescues Miss Havisham from the Fire

Pip Rescues Miss Havisham from the Fire

Harry Furniss

1910

7.4 x 4.8 inches

" I saw Miss Havisham, shrieking, with a whirl of fire blazing all about her. I had a double-caped greatcoat on, and over my arm another thick coat. I got them off, closed with her, threw her down, and got them over her." [A much condensed form of the text in Chapter 49.]

Dickens's Great Expectations, Library Edition, p. 381.

Caption by Philip V. Allingham

This image is reproduced courtesy of The Charles Dickens Museum, 48 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LF