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Illustrations Our Mutual Friend Illustrations

Our Mutual Friend Illustrations

Marcus Stone, son of Dickens' friend and illustrator Frank Stone, provided all 40 illustrations for Our Mutual Friend published in monthly parts from May 1864 to November 1865. The illustrations were engraved on wood by The Dalziel Brothers and W.T. Green.

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Our Mutual Friend 01
The bird of prey

Our Mutual Friend 02
Witnessing the agreement

Our Mutual Friend 03
At the bar

Our Mutual Friend 04
Mr Venus surrounded by the trophies of his art

Our Mutual Friend 05
The Boffin progress

Our Mutual Friend 06
The happy pair

Our Mutual Friend 07
Podsnappery

Our Mutual Friend 08
Waiting for father

Our Mutual Friend 09
The bird of prey brought down

Our Mutual Friend 10
Mrs Boffin discovers an orphan

Our Mutual Friend 11
The person of the house and the bad child

Our Mutual Friend 12
Bringing him in

Our Mutual Friend 13
The garden on the roof

Our Mutual Friend 14
Forming the domestic virtues

Our Mutual Friend 15
Pa's lodger and pa's daughter

Our Mutual Friend 16
Our Johnny

Our Mutual Friend 17
Miss Riderhood at home

Our Mutual Friend 18
More dead than alive

Our Mutual Friend 19
The boofer lady

Our Mutual Friend 20
A friend in need

Our Mutual Friend 21
Trying on for the doll's dressmaker

Our Mutual Friend 22
Rogue Riderhood's discovery

Our Mutual Friend 23
Bibliomania of the Golden Dustman

Our Mutual Friend 24
The Dutch bottle

Our Mutual Friend 25
The evil genius of the House of Boffin

Our Mutual Friend 26
The flight

Our Mutual Friend 27
Three-penn'orth rum

Our Mutual Friend 28
Mr Fledgeby departs on his errand of mercy

Our Mutual Friend 29
Mr Wegg prepares a grindstone for Mr Boffin's nose

Our Mutual Friend 30
Bella righted by the Golden Dustman

Our Mutual Friend 31
The lovely woman has her fortune told

Our Mutual Friend 32
In the lock-keeper's house

Our Mutual Friend 33
The wedding dinner at Greenwich

Our Mutual Friend 34
The parting by the river

Our Mutual Friend 35
Better to be Abel than Cain

Our Mutual Friend 36
Miss Wren fixes her idea

Our Mutual Friend 37
Eugene's bedside

Our Mutual Friend 38
Lightwood at last

Our Mutual Friend 39
Mr Boffin does the honours of the nursery door

Our Mutual Friend 40
Not to be shaken off