"Pa's Lodger and Pa's Daughter"
Wood engraving by Dalziel
14.6 cm high x 9.4 cm wide (framed).
Dickens's Our Mutual Friend, Book Two ("Birds of a Feather"), Chapter Eight, "In Which an Innocent Elopement Occurs" [This part of the novel originally appeared in periodical form in Part 8, December 1864.]
Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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Dickens and his illustrator introduce the relationship between John Harmon (a. k. a., "Rokesmith"), the heir to a vast estate who has assumed another identity, and the struggling clerk's materialistic daughter, Bella Wilfer, in the December, 1864, part (Chapter 8 of the second book)