Frontispiece illustration to "The Hunting of the Snark" by Lewis Carroll

Photographer Unknown English, 19th century, Henry Holiday (English, 1839–1927), Author Lewis Carroll (English, 1832–1898), Publisher Macmillan and Company


Dimensions

Image: 12.5 x 8.4 cm (4 15/16 x 3 5/16 in.); Sheet: 15.6 x 11.1 cm (6 1/8 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.2303

Medium or Technique

Photographic reproduction of a drawing for a wood engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Illustration to “The Hunting of the Snark” by Lewis Carroll; London: MacMillan and Company, 1876, frontispiece
(Tall man with bell in hand hauling little man over water by little man’s hair)

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund