Every year near the holidays, I either re-read A Christmas Carol or one of Dickens’s novels, because the London of my imagination is his, mainly, as is my sense of a 19th century Christmas.
But recently I came upon this interesting quotation from Henry James’s Essays in London and Elsewhere. His love of London comes through in evocative images of the British Museum as he paints a picture of London in winter.
|Henry James's London|
British Museum image ca 1852 courtesy Wikipedia
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