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Little Dorrit and the Turnkey

Little Dorrit and the Turnkey

 


Little Amy Dorrit was born in the Marshalsea, where her father, William, is imprisoned for debt.  Amy is resourceful and hardworking, managing the family’s meager finances and caring for her father.  She is seen here with the prison turnkey.

Child Characters from Dickens. Illustrated by Arthur A. Dixon. London: Ernest Nistar.

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