Gags and Serious Stuff

This is worth a follow: a twitter account that offers astonishing insights into Henry Holliday’s illustrations for The Hunting of the Snark. Turns out there are dozens of visual gags in them, detectable only by the enlightened!

— UofG Fantasy (@UofGFantasy) April 13, 2020

Thank you. Gags, yes. But also serious stuff. Henry Holiday thought «L.C. forgot that “the Snark” is a tragedy» ( I don't know whether Carroll knew about the hint ( to Thomas Cranmer's burning in Holiday's illustration to fit#8.

— Snark Sesquicentennial (@Snark150) April 13, 2020

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