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- The Historic House
- Past & Current Exhibitions
Throughout his life, Dickens used his journalism to campaign to improve the lives of the most desperate and overlooked in Victorian society. He encountered all kinds of people on his daily walks around the city on which he often took a walking stick with him.
Wooden walking stick with a metal chain and cap at the top, 1860-1870. DH717 © Charles Dickens Museum