Christmas, Dickens, Desk

From the Dickens Museum, situated in Charles Dickens’ London home of 48 Doughty Street, I learn that Dickens had a pet Raven named Grip (actually he had three Grips in succession). The pet was the inspiration for Edgar Allen Poe’s famous poem.

I discovered Poe’s Raven through the invaluable Execupundit.

Aside from Dickens’ desk, above, here is his dining room:

… and wine cellar:

 

 

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