Time and His Wife

Charles S. Reinhart


Wood engraving

8 cm high by 12.4 cm wide (full-page, horizontally mounted)

The wood-engraved frontispiece illustrates p. 91 in "The City of the Absent," in Charles Dickens's The Uncommercial Traveller, the first series of these essays and sketches having appeared in All the Year Round in 1860-61. The American Household Edition, also containing Hard Times (1854) and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1870), was published by Harper and Brothers in 1876.

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham

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