This Gallery contains portraits of Dickens's famous contemporaries.
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Above: a montage showing Dickens with a group of distinguished friends and contemporaries. Back: G. Macdonald, A. J. Froude, Wilkie Collins, Anthony Trollope. Front: W. M. Thackeray, Lord Macaulay, Lord Bulwer-Lytton, Thomas Carlyle, Charles Dickens