Mrs. Leo Hunter's Party

Sol Eytinge

Wood engraving, approximately 10 cm high by 7.5 cm wide (framed), facing p. 130

Illustration for Dickens's The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club in the Ticknor and Fields (Boston, 1867) Diamond Edition.

In this fourth full-page character study for the last novel in the compact American publication, Eytinge introduces the would-be society hostess Mrs. Leo Hunter of the town of Eatanswill and her distinguished foreign visitor, the self-styled Philosophe Count Smorltork.[continued below.

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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