Sunday, August 14, 2011
Illustrator: Mabel Lucie Attwell, 1910.
I have been searching for Alice in Wonderland symbols. Lewis Carrol was the pseudonym for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898). He was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. Nevertheless, what I really became interested in were old illustrations of Alice in Wonderland, done by illustrators other than John Tenniel.
Well, the ones I found, mainly from the early 1900s are incredible. I got side-tracked from the symbolism, and really enjoyed the illustrations in and of themselves.
I am still interested in the symbolism, but have put it on a back-burner for the moment. This is where I started:
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