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Thursday, 24 November 2005, 12:00AM

The face of Charles Dickens - portraits of the great author

Andrew Xavier

Charles Dickens was drawn, painted and photographed more than most of his contemporaries. Great Victorian artist's such as William Powell Frith RA and even the famous US photographers Gurney & Son captured his famous features.

This lecture tells you about these and many more and what Dickens thought about them all.

Next lecture in the series was Curious eyes and steady hands - anatomists in Georgian London

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Andrew Xavier is Director of The Charles Dickens Museum.

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24 November 2005

The face of Charles Dickens - portraits of the great author
Andrew Xavier

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