Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark

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Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark

Charles Dickens's cat, Bob, was so devoted to him, he apparently would "follow him about the garden like a dog, and sit with him while he wrote" and even snuff out candles with his paw in a bid for attention from Dickens. After Bob died, his paw was fashioned into a paper-knife, engraved "C.D./In memory of Bob/1862." and it is now part of the Polonsky Exhibition of The New York Public Library's Treasures.

Our reproduction is fashioned out of layers of heavy cardstock and printed on a letterpress.

 

Exclusive to NYPL. 


Product: Bookmark. Handmade in Brooklyn, NY.

Material: 300# Mohawk Superfine Soft White Eggshell Finish paper

Dim: Approx. 9.5''x 1.25''

Item Number: BKD2021

Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark
Dickens' Cat Paw Bookmark