Humpty Dumpty

Looking-glass-world Armies

Sir John Tenniel

Wood-engraving by Dalziel

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

"[The Soldiers] were always tripping over something and whenever one went down, several more always fell over him. . . The Horses managed better than the foot-soldiers; but even they stumbled now and then. . . The confusion got worse every moment ."


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