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Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Dickens Diorama

On Friday 9th Dec, the Museum of London's major Dickens exhibition will open to the public. Simon Costin, the man behind The Museum of British Folklore, has created a window display depicting a Victorian street scene made entirely out of brown cardboard. The multi-talented team of Jenna Rossi-Camus, Yasemen Hussein, Rachael Champion and Russell Harris, worked for many hours along with Simon to create a vision of Lost London. Simon said: ‘My intention is to create a fantasy vision of London as it would have been glimpsed by Dickens on his nocturnal wanderings through the city. Dickens said that he felt like a child in a dream, ‘staring at the marvellousness of everything’. It is that marvellousness that I want to recreate’. Read more here.

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