Mr. Winkle's Situation when the Door 'blew-to'

Phiz (Hablot K. Browne)

April 1837

Steel Engraving

Dickens's Pickwick Papers

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Phiz's stage-managing of the night scene at Bath is masterful, as cross-hatching to the right engulfs that register, obscuring in darkness the block of buildings on Royal Crescent where the Pickwickians are staying. [Continued below]

Details

  • The mischievous link-boy
  • The short, fat and tall, thin chairmen
  • Winkle in skimpy dressing-gown
  • Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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