Tenniel, Sir John

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Tenniel, Sir John

(tĕn`yəl), 1820–1914, English caricaturist and illustrator. He became well known for his original and good-humored political cartoons in Punch, with which he was associated from 1851 to 1901. Tenniel is also known for his illustrations of Thomas Moore's Lalla Rookh; Aesop's Fables; The Ingoldsby Legends; and, above all, Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.
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Illustration 4), Yet, Bull owes much of his longevity and popularity to John Tenniel who succeeded Leech at Punch.
But the most successful was John Tenniel, who was political cartoonist of Punch magazine and was especially chosen for the Alice job by author Lewis Carroll.
Curiouser and curiouser Illustrator John Tenniel called the print quality of the first 50 books 'disgraceful', so author Lewis Carroll (real name Charles Dodgson) had them reprinted.
He signed a contract with John Tenniel, a political cartoonist, to illustrate the book in April 1864, and he reached an agreement with Macmillan to print and distribute his book for a payment and a percentage of the sales.
John Tenniel, "The Haunted Lady, or The Ghost in the Looking Glass," Punch 45 (1863): 5.
Also being sold is another version of the book, with two original pencil drawings of Alice and Humpty Dumpty by illustrator John Tenniel, which could fetch pounds 36,000.
Later, it was reluctantly illustrated by John Tenniel, a well-known Punch cartoonist, and published in England in 1865.
Norton en 2000, superbement illustree par John Tenniel, constitue la quintessence de l'art et du travail de Martin Gardner : references, filmographie, bibliographie, appareil critique couvrant tous les domaines d'etudes abordes dans des notes couvrant plus d'un tiers des 311 pages et comprenant une centaine de nouvelles annotations, jeux de mots et enigmes recemment dechiffrees chez Lewis Carroll.
The Cremation Society had been founded in 1874 and among its members were such luminaries as Sir John Tenniel, illustrator of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the novelist Anthony Trollope and the worldrenowned artist Sir John Everett Millais.
And then there are those who collect the original drawings, whether by 19th-century Punch artists such as Leech, John Tenniel (1820-1914) and Edward Linley Sambourne (1844-1910), or 20th-century giants such as Ronald Searle (1920-2011), Ronald 'Carl' Giles (1916-95) and David Low (1891-1963), or even Martin Rowson (b.
A bright yet soft design by Irvin Cheung brilliantly complements images with the inclusion of illustrations by Sir John Tenniel.
The story was initially planned for an earlier release, but the first print run of 2,000 was held back because illustrator John Tenniel - who later became the first illustrator to be knighted by Queen Victoria - objected to the print quality.