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Charles Dickens, by John Proctor, after  Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason) - NPG D42293

Charles Dickens

by John Proctor, after Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
wood engraving, published by Illustrated Review 14 October 1870
NPG D42293

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