Introduction to the Shopkeeper

Introduction to the Shopkeeper

Sir John Tenniel

Wood-engraving by Dalziel

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

"'What is it you want to buy?' the Sheep said at last, looking up for a moment from her knitting."

"'I don't quite know yet,' Alice said very gently. 'I should like to look all round me first, if I might.'"

"'You may look in front of you, and on both sides, if you like,' said the Sheep; 'but you ca'n't look all round you — unless you've got eyes at the back of your head.'"