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Ghosts keep spirit of Dickens alive

By Julian Shea | China Daily | Updated: 2022-10-11 08:14

Charles Dickens and his works were depicted in stereo cards, a popular form of home entertainment and a testament to his celebrity. The photos from The Brian May Archive of Stereoscopy were taken by George Herbert Watkins and show Dickens writing and also performing his works.[Photo provided to China Daily]

The display also includes some of the original pencil sketches of the ghosts in A Christmas Carol, which remains one of the most popular works in literary history, the subject of innumerable adaptations, remakes and reimaginings, and an integral part of the culture of Christmas around the world.

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