Charles Dickens

The Spirit of Christmas Past

Sol Eytinge

Wood engraving

12.4 high x 9.5 cm.

Illustration for Dickens's A Christmas Carol in

This is the only scene in the sequence in which Scrooge is actuallyin bed as he receives a spirit guide. See below for the passage at the beginning of Stave Two that Eytinge has depicted.

Image reproduced courtesy of Halyna Kozar, E. J. Pratt Library, Victoria University, Toronto

Text by Philip V. Allingham.

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