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Dickens's Dream Tea Towel
This 100% cotton tea towel features an image of Dickens's Dream, currently on permanent display at the Charles Dickens Museum.
Robert William Buss (1804-1875) was hired by Dickens's publishers, Chapman and Hall, to provide two illustrations for Pickwick after the original illustrator, Robert Seymour, committed suicide.
The publishers were disappointed with the illustrations provided by Buss and the job went to Hablot Browne. Buss, however, remained a lifelong admirer of Dickens and produced several paintings celebrating the author's work. This possible watercolour showing the author surrounded by the characters he created, was done after Dickens’ death in 1870. Buss himself did not live to complete the painting. There is a linkwhich includes a key to all of the characters in Dickens’s Dream.
Dimensions: 74 x 48cm
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