Tag Archives: Victorian

What the Dickens!

Charles Dickens’ seasonal novella ‘A Christmas Carol’ is a perennial Christmas favourite which has not been out of print since it was first published on 19th December 1843 by Chapman and Hall of London with four illustrations by John Leech … Continue reading

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Photograph “Three men and a dog (in a boat)”. c1900

Every so often I come across an item in a collection I’m working on that just captures my imagination. I feel utterly enchanted by this scene of a life I can only imagine on this grey, dreary, February Friday morning. … Continue reading

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