The Hunting of the Snark
Robert G. Patterson, composer
Lewis Carrol, text
Published on Jul 2, 2015
In an early preparatory draft, the Bellman had a quite different face.
See also: Charles Darwin’s wild whiskers in From Charles Darwin’s beard to George Eliot’s right hand: 4 famous Victorian bodily quirks
The word “snarking” already has been used in the year 1866.
Just in case you want to know the source for my avatar.
(My apologies for messing with Blake.)
Holiday may have played with Blake’s painting too.
I don’t know. There are better options.