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Pencil Portrait of Charles Dickens


This sketch was laid in to the autograph album of Priscilla Horton (Mrs. German Reed). Dickens found friends as well as material beyond the footlights. Priscilla Horton, a famous actress in “Boz’s” London, made a great hit in the Shakespearean role of Ariel.

Horton Album. Rare Book Department.

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