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Discover Dickens through his work, his home and the things that mattered to him most
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In this short video, Dr Leon Litvack introduces the painting Dickens’s Dream by RW Buss (1875), the characters it depicts and its intriguing relationship to other portraits of Dickens.
In this extract, we hear Dickens’s eldest daughter Mary, affectionately known as Mamie, sharing her memories of Dickens’s studies from several family homes.
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In this extract we hear Dickens’s eldest daughter, Mamie, recall her memories of watching Dickens at work in his study channelling his characters.
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In this letter to a chimney sweep, we hear Dickens bring his chimney to life.
Object in focus: Dickens's desk
Object in focus: Robinson Crusoe
In this video we take a closer look at Charles Dickens’s writing desk.
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