[Photograph of Charles Dickens writing at desk]

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Photograph of Charles Dickens, author, sitting in a wooden and padded chair at a cluttered desk and writing on papers. He is wearing a dress coat and shiny shoes. A curtain hanging from the ceiling is draped in the corner over the desk and a top hat is on the ground beside the chair.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm., on sheet in frame 25.5 x 30.7 cm.

Creation Information

J. Gurney & Son 1868.

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Photograph of Charles Dickens, author, sitting in a wooden and padded chair at a cluttered desk and writing on papers. He is wearing a dress coat and shiny shoes. A curtain hanging from the ceiling is draped in the corner over the desk and a top hat is on the ground beside the chair.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm., on sheet in frame 25.5 x 30.7 cm.

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  • Preferred Citation: Historical Photography Collection (AR0856), University of North Texas Special Collections

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  • 1868

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  • Dec. 18, 2015, 12:19 a.m.

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  • May 23, 2022, 10:16 a.m.

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J. Gurney & Son. [Photograph of Charles Dickens writing at desk], photograph, 1868; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc791404/: accessed July 5, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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