The Sexton shows Little Nell the Old Well

They descended the narrow steps, which led into the crypt, and paused among the gloomy arches. "This is the place," said the old man, pointing downward with his finger. "Look in." The child complied, and gazed down into the pit.

Harry Furniss


14.1 x 9.2 cm, framed

Dickens's The Old Curiosity Shop, The Charles Dickens Library Edition, facing V, Chapter L, facing 416.

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