Time and His Wife
12.4 x 8.7 cm framed
Facing page 246 in the Illustrated Library Edition
In the fourth and final Pinwell illustration for the Illustrated Library Edition of The Uncommercial Traveller, the artist offers a dual character study that in a few minor respects is at variance with Dickens's description of the couple and the churchyard, but significantly enhances the reader's sympathy for the elderly couple tending the ancient burial-ground.[Commentary continued below.]
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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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