Mr. Folair, the pantomimist

Harry Furniss


3 ½ by 5 ½ inches (14.3 cm high x 9 cm wide), vignetted

Mr. Foliar's head was usually decorated with a very round hat, unusually high in the crown, and curled up quite tight in the brims.Round his neck he wore a worsted comforter, whereof the straggling ends peeped out beneath his threadbare Newmarket coat. He carried in his hand one very dirty glove, and a cheap dress cane with a glass handle. (382)

Dickens's Nicholas Nickleby, The Charles Dickens Library Edition, facing IV, 385.

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