Prince Giglio’s Speech to the Army

W.M. Thackeray


Wood engraving, probably by William Linton

4½ x 2½ inches

Illustration for Thackeray’s The Rose and The Ring, p.94.

The Prince droning away to his captive audience, who look at him in amazement or counter the boredom by having private conversations.

Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke (2014). Passage illustrated and commentary below by Philip V. Allingham (2022).

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