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Frederic G. Kitton (1899)

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Illustrations The Old Curiosity Shop Illustrations

The Old Curiosity Shop Illustrations

Illustrations for The Old Curiosity Shop, which appeared in Dickens weekly Master Humphrey's Clock, were engraved in wood and dropped into the text. The names of the engravers Landells and Gray can be seen along with the initials of the illustrators: George Cattermole and Hablot Browne, with a single illustration each from Samuel Williams and Daniel Maclise.

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The Child in her Gentle Slumber

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Mr. Swiveller seeks to gain Attention

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Quilp interupts at Tea

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Quilp's Wharf

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Little Nell is anxious

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A Cool Proposal

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Mr. Chegg's Jealousy

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Little Nell as Comforter

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Kit at Home

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The Legal Gentleman named Brass

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The Pilgrimage begins

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Mr. Swiveller's Pugilistic Skill

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Kit makes an Appointment

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A Rest by the Way

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Punch in the Churchyard

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Grinder's Lot

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At the Jolly Sandboys

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The Giants waiting on the Dwarfs

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Little Nell's Anxiety

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Quilp defies the Dog

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The Kitchen at Abel Cottage

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Quilp's Discovery

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At the Schoolmaster's Porch

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The Dunce improves the Occasion

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The Lady of the Caravan

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Nell hides from Quilp

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Mrs. Jarley's Waxwork

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Producing a Sensation

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A Game of Cards

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Miss Monflathers chides Nell

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Mrs. Jarley at the Pay-place

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A Colleague for Miss Brass

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Taken by a Single Gentleman

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Mr. Brass at the Keyhole

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The Small Servant's Dinner

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An Interview with Codlin and Short

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Jerry's Dancing Dogs

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Mr. Swiveller's Libation

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At Astley's

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Mr. Garland and Kit

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Kit's Mother on a Journey

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A Parley with the Cardsharpers

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Flight by Water

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Watching the Furnace Fire

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A Procession of the Unemployed

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Nell in a Faint

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A very Aged, Ghostly Place

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A Gracious Invitation

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A Descriptive Advertisement

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Mrs. Quilp visits Bachelor's Hall

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Uproarious Hospitality

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Nell's New Home

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Resting among the Tombs

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Nell's Garden

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A Black and Dreadful Place

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Kit brings a Letter

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The Marchioness at Cards

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Mr. Swiveller playing the Flute

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Quilp's Grotesque Politeness

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Kit in Jail

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Revenge is Sweet

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Mr. Swiveller to the Rescue

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A Quiet Game of Cribbage

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The Marchioness in the Chaise

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Delicacies for Mr. Swiveller

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Mr. Brass unexpectedly appears

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The End of Quilp

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Kit's Visit to the Stable

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Farewell to the Travellers

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The Journey's End

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At Rest

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Waiting at the Grave

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