Lady Kew as a Bull

Lady Kew as a Bull by Richard Doyle. 2 x 3 inches. Wood-engraving by an unidentified engraver [probably Joseph Swain]. W. M. Thackeray, The Newcomes, I, 321. The enraged Lady Kew is compared to a bull thrashing around; described only as a dog in the text, Doyle takes her anger to a new level of extremity. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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Thackeray, W.M. The Newcomes, 2 Vols. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1854-55.

Created 1 April 2017