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Portrait of Catherine Dickens by Samuel Laurence, 1838

Collection

Object

Object number (per part)

DH718, 1996.3

Object name (per part)

Drawing

Production person

Laurence, Samuel

Production date

1838

Label

This chalk and crayon portrait of Catherine Dickens is the companion piece to Samuel Laurence’s drawing of Charles Dickens. It was completed in 1838 when the Dickens’s lived at 48 Doughty Street and was hung in their subequent family homes until they separated in 1858.

Physical description

Crayon, chalk and pencil sketch

Inscription content

The Property of Mrs. Helen Roney, late Hogarth

Inscription description

Inscription on a label on the reverse of the drawing

Credit line

Purchased with support from the Art Fund.
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