John Tenniel’s illustrations for Alice in Wonderland

Discuss John Tenniel’s illustrations for Alice in Wonderland, why do you think they are so iconic?

 

Synopsis:

Many illustrators have illustrated the story of Alice in Wonderland even Lewis Carrol (Charles Dodgson) since Tenniel’s originals, some have been more successfulthan others. Compare and contrast the original drawings with what came after, do any of the illustrations besides Tenniel’s stand the test of time? Are they as Iconic or do they just pale into insignificance beside Tenniel’s work? Did Carroll influence Tenniel’s drawings?

 

On line resources

http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/sir-john-tenniel-543

https://medium.com/alice-s-adventures-in-wonderland/sir-john-tenniel-s-classic-illustrations-of-alice-in-wonderland-2c3bbdca3a77

https://www.britannica.com/biography/John-Tenniel

https://theculturetrip.com/europe/united-kingdom/articles/the-most-iconic-illustrations-of-alice-in-wonderland/

https://stellabooks.com/article/illustrators-of-alice

http://www.nytimes.com/movie/review?res=940DEED91631F930A3575BC0A96E948260

https://vimeo.com/ondemand/aliceinwonderland

http://thequietus.com/articles/06368-close-your-eyes-or-you-won-t-see-anything-jan-svankmajer-s-alice-in-wonderland

 

 

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