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LITTLE NELL'S GRANDFATHER (The old Curiosity Shop).

"The haggard aspect of the little old man was wonderfully suited to the place. There was nothing in the whole collection but was in keeping with himself; nothing that looked older or more worn than he."

about 1904
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960)


Dimensions

Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2014.9515

Medium or Technique

Photo lithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Back: undivided. Mint.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ “Dickens” Post Card Series 277.
ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN.
Phototyped in Saxony

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder