Mr. Joseph entangled

Mr. Joseph entangled

William Makepeace Thackeray

c. 1861

Wood engraving

Illustration for to Chapter 1, Thackeray's Vanity Fair: "And before he had time to ask how, Mr. Joseph Sedley, of the East India Company's service, was actually seated tête-à-tête with a young lady, looking at her with the killing expression; his arm strecthed out before in an imploring attitude, and his hands bound in web green silk, which she was unwinding."

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