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Original Art - 'The Jabberwock with eyes of flame'
Original Art - 'The Jabberwock with eyes of flame'
$850.00

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Original Art - 'The Jabberwock with eyes of flame'

Signed colour rough of a scene from 'The Jabberwocky' written by Lewis Carroll  and illustrated by David Elliot.

This version of the Jabberwock appeared in David's own book "Snark: Being a true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock...and its tragic aftermath".

  • Pen and acrylic
  • Outsize dimension with artist signature: 180 mm x 290 mm; 7 inches x 11.4 inches
  • Pencil inscription: "And as in uffish thought he stood, The Jabberwock with eyes of flame, Came whiffling through the tulgey wood, And burbled as it came"
  • Framed: No

“Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
The frumious Bandersnatch!”
From: ‘Jabberwocky’ by Lewis Carroll. First appeared in
Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There (1871)

The cover of the Snark is also shown here with the book's author. Snark should be available from any good bookshop.

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