Charles Dickens(1812-1870), Novelist
Sitter in 95 portraits
Charles Dickens is widely regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era whose writings are renowned for their vivid portrayal of the class system of the period, addressing social deprivation and injustice. He established his name with Pickwick Papers, 1836.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
by Frederick Holland Mares, after Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and Duroni & Murer, and Émile Desmaisons, and John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and Herbert Watkins, and William Edward Kilburn, and Horatio Nelson King, and John & Charles Watkins, and James
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
photogravure, 1865, published 1880