Biographical and Introductory Information
Illustrations of The Old Curiosity Shop (1840-41)
- The Old Curiosity Shop Illustrated: A Team Effort by "The Clock Works"
- The door being opened, the child addressed the old man as her grandfather, and told him the little story of our companionship.
- Alone in the midst of all this lumber and decay and ugly age, the beautiful child lay asleep, smiling through her light and sunny dreams.
- Directly Quilp had shut himself in, the boy stood on before the door, then walked about on his hands: Quilp's Wharf
- Mr. Daniel Quilp, having entered unseen, was looking on with his accustomed grin.
- A Very Aged, Ghostly Place.
- [Nell's New Home]
- Resting Among The Tombs.
- Kit darted off, the birdcage in his hand, towards the spot where the light was shining in the parsonage.
- At Rest (Nell dead).
- And thenceforth, every day, and all day long, he waited at her grave for her.
- Tailpiece [The soul of Little Nell ascending]
- Monthly Wrapper (1840-41)
Other Illustrations by Cattermole
- Sixteen Illustrations for Barnaby Rudge (1841)
Davis, Paul. Charles Dickens A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Work. New York: Facts On File, 1998.
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Steig, Michael. Chapter 3, "From Caricature to Progress: Master Humphrey's Clock and Martin Chuzzlewit." Dickens and Phiz. Bloomington & London: Indiana U. P., 1978. 51-85.
Stevens, Joan. "'Woodcuts Dropped into the Text': The Illustrations in The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge." Studies in Bibliography. Vol. 20 (1967), 113-134.
Vann, J. Don. "The Old Curiosity Shop in Master Humphrey's Clock, 25 April 1840-6 February 1841." Victorian Novels in Serial. New York: MLA, 1985. 64-5.
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