Storytime, Dickens Charles, Mr Peggotty, David Copperfield, Kyd, Clarke Joseph Clayton, 1837 -1839

Storytime, Dickens Charles, Mr Peggotty, David Copperfield, Kyd, Clarke Joseph Clayton, 1837 -1839

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Date: 1837-1839

Artist: Clarke, Joseph Clayton

Author: Dickens Charles

Novel: David Copperfield

Paper Size: 185 x 253

Condition: very good

Price: $80

Description: Beautiful original chromolithograph

Provenance:

This print comes from a series of Character sketches from Charles Dickens novels, Portrayed by Kyd in a series of watercolour sketches.

Mr Peggotty

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.

Biography

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