Exhibition: Global Dickens: For Every Nation Upon Earth

This exhibition runs from Tue, 14th May 2019 to Sun, 3rd Nov 2019. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Sun,
18th Aug 2019  
(10am - 5pm)
Tue,
20th Aug 2019  
(10am - 5pm)
Wed,
21st Aug 2019  
(10am - 5pm)
Thu,
22nd Aug 2019  
(10am - 5pm)
Fri,
23rd Aug 2019  
(10am - 5pm)
Sat,
24th Aug 2019  
(10am - 5pm)
Sun,
25th Aug 2019  
(10am - 5pm)

Cost: £9.50


When we think of Charles Dickens we often think of a quintessentially British writer but Dickens wasn’t just inspired by London, his beloved ‘magic lantern’, Dickens was writing about – and writing for – the world. This new exhibition presents a global picture of this famous author, exploring the impact of his travels on his life and his writing, and it examines how he has gone on to shape the lives of people around the globe.

Using magnificent exhibits from the Museum’s unparalleled collection – including Dickens’s travelling bag, holiday souvenirs, and a spectacular copy of David Copperfield that went to the Antarctic on the 1910 Scott expedition – we present Dickens as he saw himself: as a truly global writer.


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


Location

Charles Dickens Museum,

48 Doughty Street, London,
WC1N 2LX

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