Ivanhoe and the King Playing Chess
Hand-coloured wood engraving by the Dalziels
4¾ x 3½ inches
Titmarsh, M. A. [W. M. Thackeray],Rebecca and Rowena, facing 84.
The King and Sir Wilfred engaged in a very modern game of chess. The King’s demented expression forms a comic contrast with the idealized beauty of his right hand man.
Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.
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