Great Expectations illustrated by John McLenan


These illustrations were created by John McLenan for an American edition of Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations, published in 1861. McLenan originally produced the illustrations for New York-based Harper’s Weekly magazine, where the novel was serialised at the same time as in the UK within All the Year Round.

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Great Expectations / ... with thirty-four illustrations ... by John McLenan. Printed from the manuscript and early proof-sheets purchased from the author, etc.
1861, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
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John McLenan, Charles Dickens
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British Library

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