Tuesday Treasure: A Dickensian Christmas
- Date: Tuesday 10 December 2019, 12:00 – 14:00
- Location: Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery
- Cost: Free. Drop-in activity
What is Christmas without Charles Dickens? Join us for December’s Tuesday Treasure and discover more festive tales from the literary legend.
Don’t miss this month’s festive inspired Tuesday Treasure or Yule be sorry. We’re taking you back in time to experience a Charles Dickens Christmas, see a selection of first editions of ‘A Christmas Carol’, ‘The Chimes’ and all six parts of ‘The mystery of Edwin Drood’.
This one-off display will show a variety of letters including one from 19 September 1848, signed by Dickens as several characters he had played in his theatrical productions.
Image: First issue of the first edition of Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ published by Chapman & Hall in 1843. Image credit Leeds University Library Galleries.