Götz Kluge's photos with the cryptomorph

The Billiard Marker & Henry George Liddell

The Billiard Marker & Henry George Liddell
upper inset:
Henry Holiday's depiction of the Billiard marker in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876).

background:
Henry George Liddell (painted by Sir Hubert von Herkomer in 1891). Liddell was Carroll's (Dodgson's) superior in Christ Church,…
Added on May  4, 2014

Wood Shavings turned Pope

Wood Shavings turned Pope
From Pope to Wood Shavings

[left]: Rotated segment from John Everett Millais: Christ in the House of His Parents (1850).

[center]: As above. Blurred.

[right]: Rotated segment from anonymous: Edward VI and the Pope, a Tudor anti-papal allegory of reform…
Added on February 16, 2014

The Broker's and the Monk's Nose (with a little help)

The Broker's and the Monk's Nose (with a little help)
[left]: Segment from an illustration by Henry Holiday to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark depicting the Broker (upper left corner). The object he is holding at his lips is the handle of a malacca walking cane, a gesture associated with dandies in…
Added on January 16, 2014

The Broker's and the Monk's Nose

The Broker's and the Monk's Nose
[left]: Segment from an illustration by Henry Holiday to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark depicting the Broker (upper left corner). The object he is holding at his lips is the handle of a malacca walking cane, a gesture associated with dandies in…
Added on June  2, 2013

Holiday - Millais - Anonymous - Galle; detail

Holiday - Millais - Anonymous - Galle; detail
#1, left - (allusion to the bedpost #3): 1876, Henry Holiday (engraver: Joseph Swain): The illustration detail on the very left side is a vectorized scan from Holiday's illustration to an 1910 edition of Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark.
#1, right…
Added on August  8, 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

Wood Shavings turned Pope (1st version)

Wood Shavings turned Pope (1st version)
From Pope to Wood Shavings

[left]: Rotated segment from John Everett Millais: Christ in the House of His Parents (1850).

[right]: Rotated segment from anonymous: Edward VI and the Pope, a Tudor anti-papal allegory of reformation, mirrored view (16th cen…
Added on July 20, 2013

Henry George Liddell in "The Hunting of the Snark"

Henry George Liddell in "The Hunting of the Snark"
This was my first image showing Henry Holiday's depiction of the Billiard marker in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876). The face in color and in the background is Henry George Liddell's face (painted by Sir Hubert von Herkomer in 1891). Lidde…
Added on July  7, 2013

Snarked: Henry George Liddell

Snarked: Henry George Liddell
The comparison shows (left side) a reproduction of Henry Holiday's draft of the Billiard marker for an illustration to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876) and a redrawn detail (right side) from a portrait by George Cruikshan of Henry George Li…
Added on July  7, 2013

Holiday - Millais- Anonymous - Galle, detail

Holiday - Millais- Anonymous - Galle, detail
#1 - (allusion to the bedpost #3): 1876, Henry Holiday: Segment of an illustration to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (vectorized after a scan from an 1911 edition of the Snark)

#2 - (allusion to the bedpost #3 and to Philip Galle's print #4): 1…
Added on July  7, 2013

Billiard-Marker & Henry George Liddell

Billiard-Marker & Henry George Liddell
[right]: Henry Holiday's depiction of the Billiard marker in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark. The face in color is Henry George Liddell's face (by Hubert von Herkomer). Liddell was Carroll's (Dodgson's) superior in Christ Church, Oxford. (In the…
Added on June 25, 2013

42 Boxes, Sheep, Iconoclasm

42 Boxes, Sheep, Iconoclasm
[left]: Segment from Henry Holiday's depiction of the Baker's visit to his uncle (1876) in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark. Outside of the window are some of the Baker's 42 boxes.

[center]: Segment from John Everett Millais: Christ in the House…
Added on June  8, 2013

Millais, Anonymous, Galle

Millais, Anonymous, Galle
[top]: John Everett Millais: Christ in the House of His Parents aka The Carpenter's Shop (1850).
Location: Tate Britain (N03584), London.
Literature:
* Deborah Mary Kerr (1986): John Everett Millais's Christ in the house of his parents (circle.ubc.ca/hand…
Added on June  2, 2013

Holiday - Millais- Anonymous - Galle, detail

Holiday - Millais- Anonymous - Galle, detail
#1 - (allusion to the bedpost #3): 1876, Henry Holiday: Segment of an illustration to Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (vectorized after a scan from an 1910 edition of the Snark)

#2 - (allusion to the bedpost #3 and to Philip Galle's print #4): 1…
Added on May 31, 2013