Dickens's Famous Old Red Lion

The Red Lion Inn

New York Journal, 16 April 1899

Composite woodblock engraving

14.3 cm (5¾ in.) high by 10.5 cm (4½ in.) wide, framed

Illustration for article, "Dickens's Famous Old Red Lion Inn is Going"

Picture caption: "'David Copperfield' Inn to Be Torn Down. The corner public house in Parliament street, London, made famous by Dickens in 'David Copperfield,' is being torn down. The Red Lion, from which it derived its mame, is gone, and soon the historic structure will be no more."

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