The Doorway to the Feast

The Doorway to the Feast

Sir John Tenniel

Wood-engraving by Dalziel

Illustration for the ninth chapter of Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass (1871). [Click on the image to enlarge it.]

"She was standing before an arched doorway, over which were the words 'QUEEN ALICE' in large letters, and on each side of the arch there was a bell-handle; one was marked 'Visitors' Bell,' and the other 'Servants' Bell.'"

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. See below for commentary, and mouse over the text for links.