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Print - Marley's Ghost

Marley's Ghost

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Southwark (illustrated)

  • Date:

    1843 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Leech, born 1817 - died 1864 (illustrator)
    Chapman & Hall (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand coloured etching

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 126, box B

Physical description

Hand coloured etching depicting the appearance of Marley's Ghost, from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

Place of Origin

Southwark (illustrated)


1843 (printed)


John Leech, born 1817 - died 1864 (illustrator)
Chapman & Hall (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Hand coloured etching

Marks and inscriptions

Marley's Ghost.


height: 11.8 cm, width: 8.5 cm

Descriptive line

Etching, Marley's Ghost, by John Leech, coloured by hand, signed by artist, lettered with title for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, 1843.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from departmental micromedia catalogue


Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted



Prints; Books; Entertainment & Leisure; Christmas; Dickens


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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