The Stoppage at the Fountain (facing p. 72) — Phiz's fifth serial illustration for Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. Steel engraving for Book II, Chapter VII, "Monseigneur in Town" (originally in Part 3, August 1859). 9.3 cm high by 15.3 cm wide (3 ¾ by 6 ⅛ inches), vignetted. Instalment No. 9 in the All the Year Round weekly numbers on 25 June. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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Dickens, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities. Illustrated by Phiz (Hablot Knight Browne). London: Chapman and Hall, November 1859.

Sanders, Andrew. "Introduction" to Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Woodcock, George. "Introduction" to Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1970.

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