Quilp watches Nell comforting her Grandfather

The old man covered his face with his hands, and hid it in the pillow of the couch on which he lay, while the child passed an arm around his neck. Quilp, fantastic and monkey-like, sat on the back of a chair, one leg cocked over the other, his chin resting on the palm of his hand.

Harry Furniss


14.2 x 9.2 cm, vignetted

Dickens's The Old Curiosity Shop, The Charles Dickens Library Edition, facing V, 64.

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