Reproduction photograph of Dickens's birthplace at Portsmouth


This photograph and illustration depict the birthplace of Charles Dickens in Portsmouth, Hampshire, on the south coast of England. They were both created in the 19th century. 1 Mile End Terrace was a modest but comfortable Regency terrace house. Born on 7 February 1812, Dickens lived at this address for a short time after his birth until his family moved to Hawke Street, also in Portsmouth. 

The house still stands today as the Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum.

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Reproduction photograph of Dickens's birthplace at Portsmouth by Stephen Cribb [Reproduced from Frederic G. Kitton, Charles Dickens Pen and Pencil, Vol. I (London: Frank T. Sabin and John F. Dexter, 1890). p. 126]. [from the author's presentation copy of
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