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Publicity still of Laurence Olivier for the 1939 film adaptation of Wuthering Heights

Map of the Glass Town Confederacy, Drawn by Branwell Brontë at Fourteen as a Folding Frontispiece to "History of the Young Men," 1831 (Ashley Library in the British Museum)

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Image of "Club Snobs," two well-dressed men talking over wine from Chapter XLVIII of William Makepeace Thackeray's The Book of Snobs (1848)

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"Many believe that Emily Brontë chose this location as the setting of Wuthering Heights" (Wilks, 72).

"The Brontë sisters, painted by their brother Branwell, c. 1825. From left to right are Anne, Emily and Charlotte, with a painted-out space in the background which probably once held a self-portrait of Branwell himself" (Wilks, 101).

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Sketch by William Makepeace Thackeray called "Railroad Speculators," appearing in Punch in 1845, with text: "How many hundred shares have you wrote for?"

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Book cover to 2004 Penguin Books edition of William Makepeace Thackeray's Vanity Fair, to advertise the 2004 film adaptation directed by Mira Nair

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Sketch by Dickens' illustrator, Phiz, of Mrs. Tox introducing Polly Toodle (Paul's nurse-to-be) and her family to Mr. Dombey.

"Some of the little books made and written by the Brontë children. Only examples of Charlotte's and Branwell's have come to light. The books average a mere two inches in height and one and a half inches in width. They are written in almost…

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A map of North London, showing key places Dickens frequented as a child and an adult. He used many of these places in his novels.
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