King Padella taken prisoner
7.8 cm high x 8.1 cm wide (3 ⅜ by 3 ⅛ inches), vignetted
Eighth illustration for W. M. Thackeray's The Rose and The Ring (first published 1855): Chapter XVII: "How A Tremendous Battle Took Place, and Who Won It," p. 327. Descriptive headline: "Stabbing, Slashing, Axing, Lancing" (327).
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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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