The Characters in the Story

Harry Furniss


15 cm x 9.3 cm, vignetted

Dickens's Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, The Charles Dickens Library Edition, facing II, frontispiece.

Fin-de-siécle illustrator Harry Furniss's visual overture for the 1836-37 novel, depicting most of the forty-one named characters, and most prominently the affable Samuel Pickwick and his companion, Sam Weller (upper left).

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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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