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»It next will be right
To describe each particular batch [of Snarks]:
※ those that have feathers, and bite,
※ And those that have whiskers, and scratch.«

Lewis Carroll, "The Hunting of the Snark"

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) March 7, 2019


To the Snark hunting grounds:

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) March 24, 2019


Please visit Goetz's excellent Hunting of the Snark site:

— Patrick Durusau ⏳ (@patrickDurusau) March 2, 2019


On the front cover the outlook wasn't that bad.
But in the end the Snark was a Boojum.

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) November 23, 2018 is about references to Thomas Cranmer in Lewis Carroll's and Henry Holiday's tragicomedy "The Hunting of the Snark" (1876).#ThomasCranmer #TheHuntingOfTheSnark #LewisCarroll #HenryHoliday

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) October 18, 2018 #ThomasCranmer

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) December 12, 2018


Britain bandersnatched itself. Pride won. Reason lost.

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) November 23, 2018

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) December 22, 2018


@NHM_London Charles Darwin's "Tree of Life" was published in his "Origin of Species", but I search publications published *before* 1875 showing a facsimile of the *hand-drawn sketch* in (c. July 1837, Notebook B, 1837-1838, page 36;

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) December 9, 2018


This (and an other) painting might have inspired Henry Holiday when he drew one of the illustrations to Lewis Carroll's "The Hunting of the Snark" (1876):

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) January 21, 2018


In his illustrations to Lewis Carroll's "The Hunting of the Snark" (1876), Henry Holiday might have referred to a detail in this panel of the Isenheim Altarpiece.

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) December 26, 2017


※ Left: Segment from Henry Holiday's illustration to chapter "The Vanishing" in Lewis Carroll’s "The Hunting of the Snark" (1876)
※ Right: Detail from John Martin's "The Bard" (c. 1817), horizontally compressed mirror view.

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) September 8, 2018


Millais' "Boyhood of Raleigh" seems to have been a quite inspiring painting to his student, Henry Holiday.

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) January 1, 2019


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See also

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) February 17, 2018


[left side] Plate I of Gustave Doré’s illustrations to chapter 1 in Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote (1863 edition)
[center] by Henry Holiday (illustration to The Hunting of the Snark, 1876)
[right side] by Gustave Doré (to John Milton’s Paradise Lost, Book VI, 1866)

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) March 16, 2018


※ Color image: Detail from "The Bard" (c. 1817) by John Martin
※ Inlay left: Detail from the detail from "The Bard" depicting branches of a tree.
※ Inlay right: Detail from an illustration (1876) by Henry Holiday
to the chapter 5 in Lewis Carroll's "The Hunting of the Snark"

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) October 21, 2018


Need I rehearse the history of Jowett?
I need not, Senior Censor, for you know it.
That was the Board Hebdomadal, and oh!
Who would be free, themselves must strike the blow!
(Lewis Carroll, from "Notes by an Oxford chiel", 1874)

The "Butcher" and Benjamin Jowett.

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) October 21, 2018


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