Miss Swartz

W.M. Thackeray

1848

Wood engraving, probably by Joseph Swain

3½ x 3 inches

Illustration for Thackeray’s Vanity Fair, p.182.

Thackeray’s unfortunate caricature of Miss Swartz, which closely reflects the attitudes of the time.

Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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