William M. Elkins in his Dickens Alcove at Briar Hill
Address/Building: Briar Hill
City/Town/Township: Whitemarsh, Montgomery County
The late William M. Elkins in the Dickens Alcove of his library at Briar Hill. The desk and its accessories, including a reading lamp, candlestick, ink well, etc., all belonged to Charles Dickens. All of these association items were included in Mr. Elkins's gift to the Free Library.
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