Valerie Browne Lester brought Hablot Knight Browne ('Phiz') to life in an illustrated lecture which revealed his London origins. She also discussed sites that he and Dickens frequented together, and explained how artists and author reinvented them for London scenes in the novels on which they collaborated.
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