The Death of Charles Dickens – 9 June 1870

Posted on June 7th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Charles John Huffam Dickens (aka ‘Boz’) died at Gad’s Hill Place in Higham, Kent, on June 1870, aged 58.

To mark the day, we thought we’d wear a red geranium (his favourite flower) and post this warm newspaper tribute to the passing of ‘Boz’.

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Berkshire Chronicle – Saturday 11 June 1870

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000358/18700611/046/0008

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The Graphic – Saturday 18 June 1870

Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000057/18700618/031/0022

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