Jan 4, 2012

Charles Dickens - Briefly

Charles Dickens
Born February 7th 1812

Portrait painted by William Powell Frith

Between 1837-1839 he lived at

48 Doughty Street
Camden Town, London
Photo © Matt Brown
During which time Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, and The Pickwick Papers were being published in monthly serials. The home is now the Charles Dickens Museum.

4 comments

JaneGS said...

Next time I'm in London I've promised myself a trip to the museum. I'm looking forward to reading Little Dorrit later this month. Great picture of Dickens--I've always loved the Dickens Dream picture that's shown here: http://charlesdickenspage.com/buss.html

Jillian said...

Such a fn way to begin Charles Dickens Month. I love seeing his handwrting and scratched-out words. :)

Shelley said...

Oh how I would love to go to that museum!

Karen said...

I love Charles Dickens. His books introduced me to classics. There is a great autobiography out to celebrate his birthday. It's on my tr list.

Jan 4, 2012

Charles Dickens - Briefly

Charles Dickens
Born February 7th 1812

Portrait painted by William Powell Frith

Between 1837-1839 he lived at

48 Doughty Street
Camden Town, London
Photo © Matt Brown
During which time Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, and The Pickwick Papers were being published in monthly serials. The home is now the Charles Dickens Museum.

4 comments:

JaneGS said...

Next time I'm in London I've promised myself a trip to the museum. I'm looking forward to reading Little Dorrit later this month. Great picture of Dickens--I've always loved the Dickens Dream picture that's shown here: http://charlesdickenspage.com/buss.html

Jillian said...

Such a fn way to begin Charles Dickens Month. I love seeing his handwrting and scratched-out words. :)

Shelley said...

Oh how I would love to go to that museum!

Karen said...

I love Charles Dickens. His books introduced me to classics. There is a great autobiography out to celebrate his birthday. It's on my tr list.

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