Original carte-de-visite photograph.

(DICKENS, CHARLES) (LEMON, MARK)

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Carte-de-visite photograph. A full-length portrait of Lemon, seated in a chair, with one hand in his vest and the other holding an open book or folded document on the arm of the chair. Penciled identification in an unknown hand beneath the image and on the reverse. No photographer's information. A bit faded, otherwise 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: 21811)


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