Emma and Dolly rescued

In an instant Gashford was felled like an ox in the butcher’s shambles — struck down as though a block of marble had fallen from the roof and crushed him — and cheerful light, and beaming faces came pouring in — and Emma clasped in her uncle’s embrace; and Dolly, with a shriek that pierced the air, fell into the arms of her father and mother.

Harry Furniss


13.8 cm x 9 cm (5 ½ by 3 ½ inches), vignetted

Dickens's Barnaby Rudge, The Charles Dickens Library Edition (1910), facing VI, 560.

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