Perseus rescuing Andromeda

Perseus rescuing Andromeda

Charles Kingsley


Wood engraving by W.T. Green

6¼ x 4 inches

Kingsley’sThe Heroes, pictorial frontispiece.

A dramatic telling of the story, which is better modelled and detailed than most of the others in the series. Both characters are idealized – although they look more Anglo-Saxon, Kingsley's racial ideal, than Hellenic.

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