Storytime, Dickens Charles, Mr Peggotty, David Copperfield, Kyd, Clarke Joseph Clayton, 1837 -1839
Artist: Clarke, Joseph Clayton
Author: Dickens Charles
Novel: David Copperfield
Paper Size: 185 x 253
Condition: very good
Description: Beautiful original chromolithograph
This print comes from a series of Character sketches from Charles Dickens novels, Portrayed by Kyd in a series of watercolour sketches.
A big and simple fisherman and boatbuilder, Ham Peggoty, is the orphaned nephew of Clara and Daniel Peggoty and is the fiancee of Emily. After much ado and unfortunate endings, Mr Peggotty eventually decides to take Miss Emily to Australia where she will be able to begin a new life and escape her stained reputation
This print comes from a series of Character sketches from Charles Dickens, portrayed by Kyd in a series of watercolour sketches.
Joseph Clayton Clarke (1856-7 - 1937)
Clarke worked under the pseudonym "Kyd." he was a British artist best known for his illustrations of characters of the Charles Dickens Novels.
He was born in Peel on the Isle of Man. in 1889, he married Agnes Roberts and they had 9 children. He was also a designer of cigarette cards and postcards