"The Marchioness Ph." in pencil at lower left; "K35"; "High Legat"(?) and "4 1/2" (specifying width) written in pencil on verso.
Reproduced in: Phiz and Dickens as They Appeared to Edgar Browne / Edgar Browne. London : James Nisbet & Co., 1913, p. 254 (facing).
Preliminary sketch depicting the character "The Marchioness" from The old curiosity shop by Charles Dickens.
Title from item.
Sketch shows the little maidservant standing at a kitchen table, facing left, with a scrub brush in one hand.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.