Charles Dickens reading tour ticket

Description

Charles Dickens gave highly popular readings all over Britain and North America. Typically, the reading would consist of a range of scenes from different novels. Famed for Dickens's electrifying performances, tickets were often sold out as soon as they appeared.

© Charles Dickens Museum

Full title:
Mr Charles Dickens's Reading
Published:
1869
Format:
Ephemera
Copyright:
© Charles Dickens Museum
Held by
Charles Dickens Museum

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