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Illustrations from Alice Through the Looking-Glass, or, the proper title, Through the Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There, by Lewis Carroll, With fifty illustrations by John Tenniel; London, 1871; my copy is later, 1935. I have not yet scanned all 50 illustrations.

The illustrations, along with those from Alice In Wonderland, helped to make John Tenniel famous; less well-known is that the pictures were engraved (in order to print them) onto wood by the Dalziel brothers.

Title: Through the Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There

Author: Caroll, Lewis

Published by: McMillan & Co.

City: London

Date: 1871

Total items: 37

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Do wake up, you heavy things!]

Do wake up, you heavy things!

“What am I to do?” exclaimed Alice, looking about in great perplexity, as first one round head, and then the other, rolled down from her shoulder, and lay like a heavy lump in her lap. “I don’t think it ever happened before, that any one had to take care of two Queens asleep at once! No, not in all the History of England—it couldn’t, you know, because [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Alice pushes through the mirror]

Alice pushes through the mirror

Let’s pretend there’s a way of getting through into it, somehow, Kitty. Let’s pretend the glass has got all soft like gauze, so that we can get through. Why, it’s turning into a sort of mist now, I declare! It’ll be easy enough to get through – ’ She was up on the chimney-piece while she said this, though she hardly [...]was beginning to melt away, just like a bright silvery mist. [more...] [$]

[picture: The White Knight Falls Off His Horse]

The White Knight Falls Off His Horse

“I hope you’ve got your hair well fastened on?” he continued, as they set off. [more...] [$]

[picture: Sheepkeeper - Sheep Shopkeeper]

Sheepkeeper - Sheep Shopkeeper

“Oh, much better!” cried the Queen, her voice rising to a squeak as she went on. “Much be-etter! Be-etter! Be-e-e-etter! Be-e-ehh!” The last word ended in a [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Alice talks to the Kitten]

Alice talks to the Kitten

“Do you know, I was so angry, Kitty,” Alice went on as soon as they were comfortably settled again, “when I saw all the mischief you had been doing, I was very nearly opening the window, and putting you out into the snow! And you’d have deserved it, you little mischievous darling! What have you got to say for yourself? Now don’t interrupt me!” [...] speaking.) “Her paw went into your eye? Well, that’s your fault, for keeping your eyes open—if you’d shut them tight up, it wouldn’t have happened. Now don’t make any more excuses, but listen! Number two: you pulled Snowdrop away by the tail just as I had put down the saucer of milk before her! What, you were thirsty, were you? How do you know she wasn’t thirsty too? Now for number three: you unwound every bit of the worsted while I wasn’t looking! (pp. 2 – 6) [more...] [$]


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Illustrations from Alice Through the Looking-Glass, or, the proper title, Through the Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There, by Lewis Carroll, With fifty illustrations by John Tenniel; London, 1871; my copy is later, 1935. I have not yet scanned all 50 illustrations.

The illustrations, along with those from Alice In Wonderland, helped to make John Tenniel famous; less well-known is that the pictures were engraved (in order to print them) onto wood by the Dalziel brothers.


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