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Title(s):

[Dickens characters]

Published/Created:
[S.l. : s.n., 18--?]
Physical Description:
7 pieces : lead, col. ; 9 x 5 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 D5 Flat A
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
In modern cardboard box.
Consists of 7 hollow cast lead figures, hand-painted with enamel.
Hollow lead figures first appeared in England around 1868.
These 7 figures represent characters from stories by Charles Dickens: Captain Cuttle from Dombey and Son; Wackford Squeers from Nicholas Nickleby; and Sam Weller, Tony Weller, Alfred Jingle, and Joe "the Fat Boy" from Pickwick papers.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 18
Selected exhibitions: “The Cottage of Content : or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England" (Yale Center for British Art, November 2 - December 31, 1977).
Form/Genre:
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Toys.
Toy soldiers.
Contributors:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
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