Kate Nickleby sits for her Portrait

Harry Furniss


5 ½ by 3 ⅝ inches (14 cm high x 9.1 cm wide), vignetted

Kate Nickleby sat in a very faded chair upon a very dusty throne in Miss La Creevy’s room. "I think I have caught it now," said Miss La Creevy. "The very shade! This will be the sweetest portrait I have ever done, certainly." (115)

Dickens's Nicholas Nickleby, The Charles Dickens Library Edition, facing IV, 128.

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