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Smoking Turk Figure

Photo credit: Charles Dickens Museum, London

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The work was purchased by Charles Dickens around 1853 and used at Tavistock House, London. Dickens moved house in 1857 and kept the figure in his study at Gad's Hill Place, Higham, Kent until his death in 1870.

Charles Dickens Museum, London

London


Date

1853

Medium

plaster, glass & cord

Measurements

H 30.5 x W 25.5 x D 23 cm

Accession number

DH10

Acquisition method

gifted, 1975

Work type

Sculpture

Signature/marks description

on back: E. Cotterell Se.t / 1 June 1853


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Normally on display at

Charles Dickens Museum, London

48 Doughty Street, London, Greater London WC1N 2LX England

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