Is Author's £10,000 a Dickens of a forgery? Sunday Telegraph (print), 10 Jan 2021, p. 3

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Leon Litvack, Principal Editor of the Charles Dickens Letters Project, uncovers a forged Dickens letter, which was to be sold by a TV shopping channel for £10,000. His expert research results in the letter's being taken off the market. The article features a detailed analysis of the handwriting in the forgery, compared to verified samples of the author's hand.

Period10 Jan 2021

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  • TitleIs Author's £10,000 a Dickens of a forgery? Sunday Telegraph, 10 Jan 2021, p. 3
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletSunday Telegraph
    Media typePrint
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    PersonsLeon Litvack


  • Dickens, Charles
  • Letters
  • forgery