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Kyd's studies of Charles Dickens characters

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030070811]
Identifier: MS-0597
Scope and Contents These sketches are characteristic of Kyd's work: the freelance illustrator made his living by selling his illustrations of Dickens's characters to publishers. His drawings capture the characters' personalities and eccentricities, employing elements of caricature. In one, strict and steady Mary Anne Perkinsop, who worked at Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings, carries a pitcher with her nose in the air. An illustrated title page with the design of a bookshelf and a table of contents are also included,...

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