Götz Kluge's photos with the The Image Breakers

Dream Snarks

Dream Snarks
[top]: Detail from the etching (1566-1568) The Image Breakers by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder.

[center]: Detail from the illustration (1876) by Henry Holiday to The Hunting of the Snark. C. L. Dodgson did not want Henry Holiday to depict the Snark in the…
Added on May 19, 2014

Victor in Your Dreams (2013)

Victor in Your Dreams (2013)
Mahendra Singh (Montréal) holds the copyright to the illustration (depicting Victor Hugo) on the right side. Compare it to the 16th century etching The Image Breakers (1566-1568, mirror view, right side) by Marcus Gheraerts the Elder.

I added that compar…
Added on July 28, 2013

Snark Hunt: Square One

Snark Hunt: Square One
Illustration by Henry Holiday to The Hunting of the Snark (1876) and The Image Breakers (1566-1568) by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder.

This is the first comparison which I made between a Snark illustration by Henry Holiday and another image. A second discov…
Added on June 24, 2013

"But if ever I meet with a Boojum, that day, I shall softly and suddenly vanish away."

"But if ever I meet with a Boojum, that day, I shall softly and suddenly vanish away."
Patterns from an illustration by Henry Holiday (and Joseph Swain) to the chapter The Vanishing in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876) and a segment of the Allegory of Iconoclasm (or The Image Breakers) by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder (c. 1567).…
Added on June 23, 2013

The Snark in your Dreams

The Snark in your Dreams
The lower image is the only Snark illustration by Henry Holiday which shows the Snark. However, in this case the beast appeared in The Barrister's dream. Therefore it is just a Dream Snark.

[top]: Detail from the etching (1566-1568) The Image Breakers by…
Added on September  3, 2013

Holiday and Gheeraerts I

Holiday and Gheeraerts I
Illustration by Henry Holiday to The Hunting of the Snark (1876, chapter The Vanishing) and The Image Breakers (1566-1568) by Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder.

How does blurring help to compare the images? The Priest in the Mouth detail is displayed using two…
Added on May 31, 2013