Jos performs a Polonaise

Jos performs a Polonaise

William Makepeace Thackeray

Wood engraving


Illustration for Chapter 63, Thackeray's Vanity Fair:

Emmy, in a pink crape "walked a Polonaise with Major Dobbin at a Courtball, in which easy dance Mr. Jos had the honour of leading out the Countess of Schlüsselback, an old lady with a hump back, but with sixteen good quarters of nobility, and related to half the royal houses of Germany."

Image scanned by Gerald Ajam and captions by Tiaw Kay Siang and Sabrina Lim.

[You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL]