Alice finds the Red Queen

Sir John Tenniel

Wood-engraving by Dalziel

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

"So Alice hunted among the chessmen on the table till she had found the Red Queen: then she went down on her knees on the hearth-rug, and put the kitten and the Queen to look at each other." [See below for commentary; mouse over the text for links.]

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.