Shaking the Red Queen

Shaking the Red Queen

Sir John Tenniel

Wood-engraving by Dalziel

Illustration for the tenth chapter of Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass (1865)

"She took her off the table as she spoke, and shook her backwards and forwards with all her might."

"The Red Queen made no resistance whatever: only her face grew very small, and her eyes got large and green: and still, as Alice went on shaking her, she kept on growing shorter-and fatter-and softer-and rounder-and--"


In 2000 student assistants from the University Scholars Program, National University of Singapore, scanned this image and added text under the supervision of George P. Landow.

[You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the site and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one. ]