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Kitton - Dickens and His Illustrators
Dickens and His Illustrators

Frederic G. Kitton (1899)

Steig - Dickens and Phiz
Dickens and Phiz

Michael Steig (1978)
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Illustrations Pickwick Papers Illustrations

Pickwick Papers Illustrations

Pickwick began with illustrations by Robert Seymour. After completing illustrations for the second monthly installment, Seymour committed suicide. The search began for a new illustrator and Robert W. Buss was hired. The Buss illustrations for the third monthly installment did not please Dickens or his publishers and another artist, Hablot Knight Browne was hired. Browne took the nickname Phiz to complement Dickens' Boz and the two became fast friends. Phiz went on to illustrate Dickens' works for 23 years.

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Frontispiece

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Mr. Pickwick Addresses the Club

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The Pugnacious Cabman

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The Sagacious Dog

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Dr. Slammer's Defiance of Jingle

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The Dying Clown

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Mr. Pickwick in Chase of his Hat

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Winkle Soothes the Refractory Mare

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Buss Illustration

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Buss Illustration

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The Fat Boy Awake

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Wardle and his Friends Under the Influence of the 'Salmon'

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The Break-Down

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First Appearance of Mr. Samuel Weller

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Mrs. Bardell Faints in Mr. Pickwick's Arms

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The Election at Eatanswill

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Mrs. Leo Hunter's Fancy-Dress Dejeune

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The Unexpected 'Breaking-Up' of The Seminary for Young Ladies

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Mr. Pickwick in the Pound

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Mr. Pickwick and Sam in the Attorney's Office

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The Last Visit of Heyling to the Old Man

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The Middle-Aged Lady in the Double-Bedded Room

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Mr. Weller Attacks the Executive of Ipswich

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Job Trotter Encounters Sam in Mr. Muzzle's Kitchen

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Christmas Eve at Mr. Wardle's

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The Goblin and the Sexton

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Mr. Pickwick Slides

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The first Interview with Mr. Serjeant Snubbin

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The Valentine

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The Trial

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The Card-room at Bath

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Mr. Winkle's Situation when the Door 'blew-to'

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Conviviality at Bob Sawyer's

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Mr. Pickwick sits for his Portrait

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The Warden's Room

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Discovery of Jingle in the Fleet

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The Red-nosed Man discourseth

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Mrs. Bardell encounters Mr. Pickwick in the Prison

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Mr. Winkle Returns under extraordinary Circumstances

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The ghostly Passengers in the Ghost of a Mail

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Mr. Bob Sawyer's Mode of Travelling

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The Rival Editors

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Tony Weller ejects Mr. Stiggins

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Mary and the Fat Boy

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Weller and his Friends drinking to Mr. Pell