Ivanhoe in Disguise
Hand-coloured wood engraving by the Dalziels
4¾ x 3½ inches
Titmarsh, M. A. [W. M. Thackeray],Rebecca and Rowena, facing 54.
The medieval privileged classes at home, who seem, pointedly, no different from the bourgeois readers of 1849 as they pursue the book by the fireside. The figure of Athelstane is recognizably a satirical type of the mid-Victorian period.
Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.
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