For Alfred's Sake —

Harry Furniss


14.5 x 9.3 cm framed

Dickens's Christmas Books, Charles Dickens Library Edition, facing p. 289.

Furniss has avoided making the same error that John Leech made in depicting the young aristocrat Michael Warden's eloping with Marion Jeddler, but then Furniss had the advantage of having read the whole book in advance of preparing the illustration. [Commentary continued below.]

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