When the Queen met the Boojum

[left]: Henry Holiday’s illustration (1876) to the front cover of Lewis Carroll’s The Hunting of the Snark [right]: A grey shaded reproduction of the Ditchley Portrait (a gift from Sir Henry Lee to Queen Elizabeth I, c. 1592) by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger. (For the gloves and the fan see also: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.) … Continue reading “When the Queen met the Boojum”