Hablot Knight Browne


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Noun1.Hablot Knight Browne - English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)Hablot Knight Browne - English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)
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They range from the Victorian artists who worked with Charles Dickens, artists of the calibre of the great George Cruikshank, and Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz") who gave an illustrative vibrancy to the texts they decorated, to the 20th century illustrators, including Arthur Rackham, Eric Fraser and Mervyn Peake, etc.
His role was taken by Hablot Knight Browne 0815-82), who called himself 'Phiz' to complement Dickens's nom de plume, 'Boz'.
Of these often unsung heroes Hablot Knight Browne (1815-1882), better known as Phiz, was perhaps the most important.