We hope you enjoy this beautiful tea mug featuring illustrations by Anna Marongiu, depicting scenes from The Pickwick Papers, Charles Dickens’s first novel.
Anna Marongiu was a Sardinian artist who created 262 illustrations of Charles Dickens’s first novel, The Pickwick Papers, between 1928 and 1929. These rich artworks depict scenes from the novel that have rarely been illustrated, and present a new perspective of Dickens’s novel. Marongiu’s Pickwick illustrations comprise 29 watercolours and 233 line drawings. For each illustration, she noted in Italian the line from the novel that inspired her work. Later, her work was pasted onto coloured sugar paper.
10oz / 284ml ceramic mug
Height 95mm (3.74")
Diameter 83mm (3.27")
Width with the handle 130mm (5.12")
Picturing Pickwick: The Art of The Pickwick Papers 6th April 2022 - 11th September 2022
Entry included in museum admission ticket.