May 05, 2016 - Sale 2413

Sale 2413 - Lot 268

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
LISTING FURNITURE IN HIS 1861 LONDON HOUSE DICKENS, CHARLES. Autograph Manuscript, unsigned, inventory of furnishings [at 3 Hanover Terrace, London]. 1 page, 8vo, with integral blank; faint scattered soiling, folds. (MRS) Np, [1861]

Additional Details

"China ornaments and small things removed from the Little Room at the end of the Passage are in the kitchen.
"The large chair from the back dining room is in Miss Hogarth's room.
"The round washing stand from the back best Bedroom is in my Dressing Room. . . .
"I think that a little round table in my bedroom was removed from somewhere else, and also a little claw table in the Drawing Room. . . ."
From February to May of 1861, Dickens rented a furnished room in London in order to be near his daughter.
with--Charles Dickens. His printed Gad's Hill Place visiting card, unsigned, inscribed with holograph address at lower edge: "Office of 'All the Year Round' 26 Wellington Street W.C." 1 1/4x3 inches; faint scattered staining, remnants of prior mounting at center verso.