The Enduring Mystery of Dickens's 'Dear Girl'

The Enduring Mystery of Dickens's 'Dear Girl' 1

The Granger Collection, New York

Bob Cratchit's Christmas dinner; wood engraving after Edwin Austin Abbey for Dickens's "A Christmas Carol," 1881.

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The Granger Collection, New York

Bob Cratchit's Christmas dinner; wood engraving after Edwin Austin Abbey for Dickens's "A Christmas Carol," 1881.

The Enduring Mystery of Dickens's 'Dear Girl'

The Granger Collection, New York

Bob Cratchit's Christmas dinner; wood engraving after Edwin Austin Abbey for Dickens's "A Christmas Carol," 1881.

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