Mrs. Harris, Mrs. Gamp

 and , nicknames of the Morning Herald  and Standard  newspapers, while united under the proprietorship of Mr. Baldwin. Mrs. Gamp , a monthly nurse, was a character in Charles Dickens's popular novel of Martin Chuzzlewit, who continually quoted an imaginary Mrs. Harris  in attestation of the superiority of her qualifications, and the infallibility of her opinions; and thus afforded a parallel to the two newspapers, which appealed to each other as independent authorities, being all the while the production of the same editorial staff. See introductory article.