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Gnarly Monstrance

Gnarly Monstrance
From his eeriest illustration to The Hunting of the Snark, Henry Holiday alluded to an monstrance-like simulacrum in John Martin's The Bard.


[left] Henry Holiday: Illustration (1876) to chapter The Vanishing in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark, detail

[right] John Martin: The Bard (ca. 1817), mirror view of a horizontally compressed detail.

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 Götz Kluge
Götz Kluge club
7 years ago.
 Paulimus J
Paulimus J
Nice!
7 years ago.
 Götz Kluge
Götz Kluge club
John Martin's Bard and Henry Holiday's Snark Illustrations
6 years ago.

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