A-dressing the White Queen
Sir John Tenniel
Wood-engraving by Dalziel
Illustration for the fifth chapter of Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass (1871)
(Alice): "Am I addressing the White Queen?"
(Queen): "Well, yes, if you call that a-dressing"..." It isn't my notion of the thing, at all."
[The verbal humour here results from the confusion of "a-dressing" and "addressing".]
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