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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
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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
9 years ago. Edited 8 years ago.
 Götz Kluge
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8 years ago. Edited 8 years ago.
 Götz Kluge
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