Biographical Materials

Phiz Portrait

Working methods

Works by Charles Dickens

Works by Charles Lever

Works by Other Authors

Social Commentary by Phiz in The Illustrated London News

  • "The New Revolution in Cabs" (1853)
  • Social Commentary by Phiz in Sketches of the Seaside and the Countryside


    Defoe, Daniel. Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, including A Memoir of the Author, and an Essay on his Writings. Illustrated by Phiz. London & New York: Routledge and Warne, 1864.

    Defoe, Daniel. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Written by Himself. Illustrated by Gilbert, Cruikshank, and Brown. London: Darton and Hodge [1867?].

    Harvey, John. Victorian Novelists and their Illustrators. London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1970.

    Lester, Valerie Browne. Phiz: The Man Who Drew Dickens. London: Chatto and Windus, 2004.

    Ousby, Ian. "The Broken Glass: Vision and Comprehension in Bleak House." Nineteenth-Century Fiction 29. 4 (1975): 381-392.

    Steig, Michael. "The Critic and the Illustrated Novel: Mr. Turveydrop from Gillroy to Bleak House." The Huntington Library Quarterly 36.1 (1972): 55-67.

    Steig, Michael. Dickens and Phiz. Bloomington & London: Indiana U.P., 1978. [e-text in Victorian Web.]

    Last modified 7 May 2018