Slinkton's Surprise

Harry Furniss


12.5 x 9.6 cm vignetted

Dickens's Christmas Stories, Part Two, Vol. 16 of Charles Dickens Library Edition, facing page 140.

The 1867 Extra Christmas Number's fiction offering in All the Year Round was to be the last of the Christmas Stories that Dickens "conducted" with a team of writers for his own periodicals. [Commentary continued below.]

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