A Very Dickens Birthday

Charles Dickens was born on the 7th of February 1812 and as such 150 years ago, he celebrated his 56th birthday! This birthday however was like no other as it fell during his American Reading Tour.

Stereopticon

Two stereoscopic images of Dickens aged 56. When viewed with a stereopticon, a three-dimensional image would be seen.  Charles Dickens Museum Collection (E198).

 

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