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John Leech

Illustrator

(1817 - 1864)

John Leech

John Leech abandoned medicine for art. He became a cartoonist and illustrator. He was the leading cartoonist of his day.



Bibliography

The Battle of Life (1846)

A story of love and self sacrifice set in a rural village.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle
John Leech
Daniel Maclise
Clarkson Stanfield

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The Chimes (1845)

The goblins ringing the chimes show old Trotty a dystopian future for his family -- he wakes determined to do all he can to avert it.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle
John Leech
Daniel Maclise
Clarkson Stanfield

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A Christmas Carol (1843)

The classic story of the redemption of Ebenezer Scrooge.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): John Leech

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The Cricket on the Hearth (1846)

This the the most popular of Dickens’ Christmas books tells a domestic story of the Peerybingle family.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle
Edwin Landseer
John Leech
Daniel Maclise
Clarkson Stanfield

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The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain (1848)

Professor Redlaw simmers with anger over ancient slights, but discovers forgetting does no good -- he must forgive.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): John Leech
Clarkson Stanfield
F. Stone
John Tenniel

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