The writing desk used by English novelist Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870) at his home at Gad's Hill Place in Kent, circa 1900. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Celebrating the life of Portsmouth-born Charles Dickens on the anniversary of his birth

The buildings that inspired his works, the houses he grew up in and the illustrations created for his books.

Friday, 5th February 2021, 5:26 pm

There’s so much history surrounding the Portsmouth-born author, we think you will enjoy looking through this beautiful collection.

We celebrate on February 7 his life and works with images from the Getty archive.

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