Frederick Christian Lewis

British, b.1779, d.1836

Artist Unknown

James Lewis

b.1751, d.1820 (After)

A View Of The South Front Of The North Side Of The Marshalsea Prison, Near Blackman Street, Southwark

Marshalsea was a notorious debtor’s prison in Southwark, London from 1373 to 1842. Its inmates included Charles Dickens’s father John, who was jailed in 1824 over a debt to his local baker, which his twelve-year-old son was forced to work off in a shoe-blacking factory.

(Out of Time, 23 September 2023 – 28 April 2024)

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