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Discover Dickens through his work, his home and the things that mattered to him most

Interactive Tour: Nursery

Explore the nursery using our interactive tour. 

Audio: Mamie Dickens on Dickens’s Tidy Nature

Dickens’s eldest daughter Mary, affectionately known as Mamie, shares in this extract her memories of Dickens’s love of neatness and beauty.

Audio: The Earliest Known Letter by Dickens

Hear in this audio track the earliest known letter by Dickens written as a 13-year-old schoolboy in 1825.

Blacking Bottle

Object in focus: Blacking bottle

The Children by Daniel Maclise

Object in focus: The Children by Daniel Maclise

Young Explorers: Nursery

Discover the nursery.

Search the Collections: Nursery

Discover more about the items displayed in this room by searching the Museum's collections database.
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