"Softly and suddenly vanished away," Illustration to "The Vanishing," chapter VIII from "The Hunting of the Snark" by Lewis Carroll

1876
Photographer Unknown English, 19th century, Henry Holiday (English, 1839–1927), Author Lewis Carroll (English, 1832–1898), Publisher Macmillan and Company


Dimensions

Image: 12.3 x 8.3 cm (4 13/16 x 3 1/4 in.) Sheet: 15.4 x 10.8 cm (6 1/16 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.2298

Medium or Technique

Photographic reproduction of a drawing for a wood engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

“Softly and suddenly vanished away,” Illustration to “The Vanishing,” chapter VIII from “The Hunting of the Snark” by Lewis Carroll. London: MacMillan and Company, 1876, p.74

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