Illustration of Staplehurst rail accident on 9 June 1865, with Charles Dickens tending to the injured

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Charles Dickens was on his way back from Paris when the tragic Staplehurst rail accident occurred on 6 June 1865. After helping the injured, some of whom died at the scene, he went back to the upturned train carriage to rescue his manuscript of Our Mutual Friend.

© Charles Dickens Museum

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Illustration of Staplehurst rail accident on 9 June 1865, with Charles Dickens tending to the injured
Published:
1865
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Illustration / Image
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© Charles Dickens Museum
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Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)
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Charles Dickens Museum

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