He caught her in his arms

Paul Gray


Wood engraving by the Dalziels

6¾ x 4½ inches

Charles Kingsley’s Hereward the Wake, Good Words (1865): facing p.557.

Another of Gray’s dynamic illustrations, arranged in a vertical format and with strong dramatic contrasts between Hereward’s implacability and those below, who are described as ‘savages … howling round like curs around a bull’ (.p.557).

Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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