• The Hunting of the Snark

    The Hunting of the Snark (1876) has been written by Lewis Carroll and illustrated by Henry Holiday. The Image shows Henry Holiday's illustrations to the front cover and the back cover of the book and paintings depicting Queen Elizabeth I, to which Henry…

  • The Hunting Of The Snark

    The Hunting of the Snark (1876) has been written by Lewis Carroll and illustrated by Henry Holiday. The Image shows Henry Holiday's illustrations to the front cover and the back cover of the book and paintings depicting Queen Elizabeth I. There are many…

  • IT WAS A BOOJUM

    [left]: Henry Holiday's back cover illustration (1876) to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark. [right]: Allegorical English School painting (ca. 1610, redrawn and rearranged: 2013) of Queen Elizabeth I at Old Age with allegory of Death and Father Ti…


  • IT WAS A BOOJUM (bw)

    [left]: Henry Holiday's back cover illustration (1876) to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark. [right]: Allegorical English School painting (ca. 1610, redrawn, color desaturated and rearranged 2013) of Queen Elizabeth I at Old Age with allegory of D…

  • Ditchley Snark

    The comparison shows Henry Holiday's illustration (1876) to the front cover of Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark compared to a reproduction of the Ditchley Portrait (a gift from Sir Henry Lee to Queen Elizabeth I, c. 1592) by Marcus Gheeraerts the…

  • Ditchley Snark

    The image shows Henry Holiday's illustration (1876) to the front cover of Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark compared to a grey shaded reproduction of the Ditchley Portrait (a gift from Sir Henry Lee to Queen Elizabeth I, c. 1592) by Marcus Gheeraer…


  • The Bandersnatch fled as the others appeared

    In Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark, the intertextuality of the poem is paralleled by the interpictoriality of Henry Holiday's illustrations: Here Henry Holiday reinterprets Marcus Gheeraerts I+II. The image above shows Henry Holiday's illustrati…

  • So great was his fright that his waistcoat turned white

    513 · · He was black in the face, and they scarcely could trace 514 · · · · The least likeness to what he had been: 515 · · While so great was his fright that his waistcoat turned white- 516 · · · · A wonderful thing to be seen! This is probably one of…

  • Heads by Henry Holiday and Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder

    513 · · He was black in the face, and they scarcely could trace 514 · · · · The least likeness to what he had been: 515 · · While so great was his fright that his waistcoat turned white- 516 · · · · A wonderful thing to be seen! This is probably one of…


  • A Nose Job

    [left]: a segment of Henry Holiday's illustration to The Banker's Fate (after his encounter with the Bandersnatch) in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876) and [right]: a horizontally compressed segment of The Image Breakers (1566-1568), an etc…

  • Two Noses

    [left]: The Banker's nose in Henry Holiday's illustration to the chapter "The Banker's Fate" in Lewis Carroll's "The Hunting of the Snark" (1876). [right]: "nose" (mirrored about a horizontal axis) from a horizontally compressed segment of "The Image Bre…

  • Nosemorph

    Slowly and silently. [start]: a horizontally compressed copy of The Image Breakers (1566-1568) aka Allegory of Iconoclasm, an etching by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder (British Museum, Dept. of Print and Drawings, 1933.1.1..3, see also Edward Hodnett: Marcu…


  • Waistcoat Poetry

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  • With yellow kid gloves and a ruff

    [left (colored mirror view) and right (original)]: a segment from an illustration (1876) by Henry Holiday to The Hunting of the Snark [center]: Portrait (1615) of Mary Throckmorton Lady Scudamor by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger. Here Holiday's creativity…

  • Inspiration by Reinterpretation

    Henry Holiday reinterprets Marcus Gheeraerts II in The Hunting of the Snark [left]: Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger: Catherine Killigrew, Lady Jermyn (1614) [right]: Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger: Mary Throckmorton, Lady Scudamore (1615) [center]: Henry…


  • Anne Hale Mrs. Hoskins

    Anne Hale, Mrs Hoskins (1629) by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger and a segment (mirror view) of an illustration by Henry Holiday (cut by Joseph Swain) to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876)

  • Anne Hale Mrs. Hoskins

    Anne Hale, Mrs Hoskins (1629) by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger and a segment (mirror view) of an illustration by Henry Holiday (cut by Joseph Swain) to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876)

  • The Butcher and Benjamin Jowett

    053· · The last of the crew needs especial remark, 054· · · · Though he looked an incredible dunce: 055· · He had just one idea--but, that one being "Snark," 056· · · · The good Bellman engaged him at once. · · · · · · · · · · · · (Lewis Carroll, from Th…


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