Götz Kluge

Götz Kluge

Posted on 06/01/2013


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The Hunting of the Snark The Hunting of the Snark


Henry Holiday Henry Holiday



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Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876) comes "with nine illustrations by Henry Holiday". But there are ten illustrations. One possible explanation: The Ocean-Chart in is not necessarily made by Henry Holiday and Joseph Swain. This is a typographical illustration. In the Knight Letter #87, Doug Howick assumes, that Lewis Carroll arranged this chart.

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Götz Kluge
Götz Kluge
Ditchley Snark

John Tufail reckoned that the night sky in Henry Holiday's front cover illustration to The Hunting of the Snark could be a map too. I share this view. John's hint guided me to the Ditchley Portrait. Gheeraert's painting then became a stepstone to the next finding:

IT WAS A BOOJUM
5 years ago. Edited 5 years ago.
Götz Kluge
Götz Kluge
4 years ago. Edited 4 years ago.