The Vengeance

Sol Eytinge

Wood engraving, approximately 10 cm high by 7.5 cm wide (framed)

Final illustration for Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities in A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations in the Ticknor & Fields (Boston, 1867) Diamond Edition.

There is no precise passage that corresponds to the posture and actions of The Vengeance in Eytinge's illustration, which combines aspects of several places in the text. [Commentary continues below]

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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