E. A. Abbey


18.8 x 12.8 cm

Illustration for Dickens's Dr. Marigold in "The Extra Christmas Number" from All the Year Round (1865).

The story of the "cheapjack" (travelling huckster) is bracketed in the American Household Edition by a single textual moment, the return of Dr. Marigold's adopted daughter, Sophy, and her child from China, where her husband (also deaf and dumb) has been on station in the military. [continued below]

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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham. Formatting, color correction, and linking by George P. Landow.

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