Sir John Tenniel art links 

 

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Sir John Tenniel: Alice Pushes through the Mirror
Source: Liam's Pictures From Old Books (see "image archives" below)

 

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Sir John Tenniel

[English Golden Age Illustrator, 1820-1914]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Children's Books.
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    Sir John Tenniel Works Online    
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteSir John Tenniel at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")

Notable SiteUnited Kingdom Parliament, London
St. Cecilia (Song for St. Cecilia's Day)

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
3 works by or related to the artist

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Sir John Tenniel at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteLiam's Pictures from Old Books  
Illustrations from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Notable SiteLiam's Pictures from Old Books  
Illustrations from Through the Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There

Notable SiteSir John Tenniel in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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      Flickr: "Sir John Tenniel"      
 
Google Images: "Sir John Tenniel"      
 
Bing Images: "Sir John Tenniel"   
 
 
Miscellaneous Sites:
Alice in Wonderland Illustrators

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Complete text with Tenniel's classic illustrations

Children's Literature Resources at Indiana University

The British Library, London, UK

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

The Victorian Web
Tenniel's illustrations for Alice and other books

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sir John Tenniel  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Spartacus Educational Books


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
 
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The Annotated Alice, Definitive Edition


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Alice in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass


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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland


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The Fables of Aesop


 
 
 
 
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Sir John Tenniel: Alice and the Cheshire Cat
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Alice at the Mad Hatter's Tea Party
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