New York: Gurney & Son, 1860s. Original document. Full-length sepiatone image of Dickens in dark jacket with velvet lapels and silk trim, silk stripe on his pants, seated in a carved chair at a slant-top desk, head resting on his left hand, pen poised for writing in his right hand. Imprint below the image of Gurney & Son, Fifth Ave, N.Y. On the verso are the Gurney logo, Fifth Avenue, Cor. 16th St. N.Y. Fine. Item #040299
Dickens (1812-1870) was an English social critic and extremely popular novelist. Some call him the greatest novelist of the Victorian age.