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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1812 - 1870

Biographical history

Charles Dicken (1812-1870) was an english writer.

Charles Dickens was born in 1812 in Portsmouth. At a young age he left school and worked in a factory due to his father's placement in debtors prison. He was a well known author who gained immense popularity in his lifetime. He wrote fifteen novels, five novellas, hundreds of short stories and articles, as well as lectured extensively. He also edited a literary jounral for twenty years. In April 1836 Dickens married Catherine Thomson Hogarth and together they had ten children. Dickens also helped found and manage a home for fallen women in the working class for ten minutes. Dickens died in June of 1870 after suffering a stroke.

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Wikipedia, via WWW, August 14, 2019 (Charles Dicken (1812-1870) was an english writer. Charles Dickens was born in 1812 in Portsmouth. At a young age he left school and worked in a factory due to his father's placement in debtors prison. He was a well known author who gained immense popularity in his lifetime. He wrote fifteen novels, five novellas, hundreds of short stories and articles, as well as lectured extensively. He also edited a literary jounral for twenty years. In April 1836 Dickens married Catherine Thomson Hogarth and together they had ten children. Dickens also helped found and manage a home for fallen women in the working class for ten minutes. Dickens died in June of 1870 after suffering a stroke.)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

David Bickersteth Magee collection of Victorian and Edwardian manuscripts, 1812-1952

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 355 Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Original drawings, sketches, and sketch books. Most of the items deal with scenes in England. Many have been published as illustrations for newspapers, magazines, and books. The dates of composition of these materials are uncertain.

Dates: 1812-1952

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