, Shaking the Red Queen — Illustrations for Through the Looking Glass by John Tenniel

Shaking the Red Queen

Sir John Tenniel

Wood-engraving by Dalziel

Illustration for the tenth chapter of Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass (1871)

"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--"

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