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


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


Medium or Technique

Photographic reproduction of a drawing for a wood engraving

Not On View


Europe, Photography



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)


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