Joe Indites a Note to Biddy

Harry Furniss


13.7 cm by 8.9 cm (5 ⅜ by 3 ½ inches), framed

Pip lay in bed watching Joe set about his letter. At the writing-table, pushed into a corner and cumbered with little bottles, he sat down to his great work, tucking up his sleeves as if he were going to wield a crowbar or a sledge-hammer — p. 461.

Dickens's Great Expectations, Illustrated Library Edition, facing p. 440.

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