Charles Dickens

Foyer and staircase

Villa di Bella Vista (The Bagnerello)

Albaro, Genoa

The ornamental lantern lights the foyer in the evening. The door leads to the kitchen, still much as it existed during Dickens's stay

Dickens and Family at the Villa di Bella Vista

Photograph and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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