Illustration for the seventh chapter of Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass (1865)
The pun on "Lion" in both the character's name as well as in the word lion's share of the cake further exemplifies Carroll's wordplay throughout the tale. What's the significance of portraying majestic animals such as the Unicorn and Lion squabbling over a piece of cake?
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. ]