"External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him. No wind that blew was bitterer than he, no falling snow was more intent upon its purpose, no pelting rain less open to entreaty."
- A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
On tap today: Irish artist/illustrator P.J. Lynch.
Some of Lynch's illustrations from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Scrooge and Christmas Present
Bob and Tiny Tim
From Melisande, by E. Nesbit, illustrated by P.J. Lynch
A poster for the Steadfast Tin Soldier
Mr. Lynch also created the art for various Irish stamps, such as this one of the Children of Lir:
One last quote from A Christmas Carol:
It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humour.
Tomorrow I'll have a bit of poetry about Dickens as well.
The works above were posted with permission of the artist.