Carte-de-visite photograph.


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Carte-de-visite photograph. A close-up head-and-shoulders view of Lemon in a dark jacket and bow tie, looking off towards the right-hand side of the image. Monogrammed imprint of Elliott & Fry, 55 Baker Street, Portman Square on the reverse. Signed by the author on the mount beneath the image, partially obscuring photographer's information. Some light soiling and fading and with a few marks. Pin hole along upper edge of mount, else good.

Mark Lemon (1809-1870); English author, first Editor of Punch, a lifelong friend of Charles Dickens. In 1849 Lemon adapted The Haunted Man for the stage, and in 1851 he collaborated with Dickens in the farce, Mr. Nightingale's Diary. (Item ID: 12572)

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