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Image: Portrait of Charles John Huffman Dickens (crop)
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Description: 1843 portrait of Charles Dickens by Margaret Gillies.
According to the Guardian newspaper, this portrait was lost for 174 years, and found in South Africa in 2017. (See Guardian newspaper: Lost portrait of Charles Dickens turns up at auction in South Africa, by Mark Brown 21 November 2018 The article says: "It was painted in late 1843 when Dickens, aged 31, was an emerging literary star and writing A Christmas Carol, and it was exhibited to acclaim at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1844.")
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