The Great Bespeak for Miss Snevellicci

The Great Bespeak for Miss Snevellici

Phiz (Hablot K. Browne)

Dickens's Nicholas Nickleby

1838

Steel engraving

Source: J. A. Hammerton, The Dickens Picture-Book, p. 157.

The people in the Borum box rose as one man, waving hats and handkerchiefs, and uttering shouts of 'Bravo!' Mrs. Borum and the governess cast wreaths upon the stage, of which, some fluttered into the lamps, and one crowned the temples of a fat gentleman in the pit. . . . (ch. 24)

Image scan and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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