History of reading: An introduction to reading in the past
History of reading: An introduction to reading in the past

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History of reading: An introduction to reading in the past

Acknowledgements

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Figure 2: Nicholas Byfield by William Richardson, 1790, stipple and line engraving, © National Portrait Gallery

Figure 3: Harriet Martineau by Richard Evans, oil on canvas, exhibited 1834, © National Portrait Gallery

Figure 4: Charles Dickens (1812-1870) about the age of 50, photographed by Mason & Co., c. 1862, © Charles Dickens Museum, London

Figure 5: Oliver asks for ‘more’, illustration for ‘Character sketches from Dickens’, compiled by B.W. Matz, 1924 (colour litho), Private collection/Bridgeman Art

Figure 6: Mr Pickwick addresses the club, illustration from The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens (1812-1870), published 1837, litho, Hablot Knight Browne (1814-1892), Private collection/ Bridgeman Art

Figure 7: Anne Thackeray Ritchie by Julia Margaret Cameron, albumen print, circa 1867, © National Portrait Gallery, London

Figure 8: The Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, by George Dawe, 1817, oil on canvas, © National Portrait Gallery, London

Figure 9: Mark Twain, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s, © National Portrait Gallery, London

Figure 11: Portrait of Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) by George Richmond (1809-1896) and engraved by Walker and Boutall, Private collection/ The Stapleton Collection/ The Bridgeman Art Library

Figure 12: Charlotte Brontë working on Jane Eyre (litho), English school, Private collection/ The Stapleton Collection/ The Bridgeman Art Library

Figure 13: Molly Hughes (1866-1956), The Library Thing

Figure 14 Cassell’s Family Magazine, November 1897, www.philsp.com/ data/ images/ c/ cassells_family_189711.jpg

Figure 15: Australian soldiers resting on their way to the Front, September 1917, Trustees of the National Library of Scotland

Figure 16: A Scottish soldier reading a letter while on gas sentry duty near the trenches, Trustees of the National Library of Scotland

Figure 17: The Circulating Library, Isaac Cruikshank (1764-c.1811), pen and ink and water colour and wash on wove paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, USA/ The Bridgeman Art Library

Figure 18 Hall’s Library at Margate, 1789 (coloured engraving), Thomas Malton (1748-1804), Private collection/ The Bridgeman Art Library

Figure 19: The Travelling Companions by Augustus Egg, © Bridgeman Museums and Art Gallery

Figure 21: Samuel Pepys by John Hayls, 1666, © National Portrait Gallery

Figure 23: Robert Louis Stevenson at his desk, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University

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