12.7 high x 9.5 cm
Ninth full-page Illustration for Dickens's A Christmas Carol in Prose: being a ghost story of Christmas in the Ticknor and Fields (Boston), 1869, Diamond Edition.
Eytinge's plate betrays the clear influence of Leech's "The Second of The Three Spirits," with head-dress, beard, furred robe, bared chest, swordless "antique scabbard" and torch held aloft in two plates, and twin punch bowls in the scene in which Scrooge encounters him in the room adjoining his bedroom. [Continued below]
Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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