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  John Tenniel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir John Tenniel (February 28, 1820 – February 25, 1914) was an English illustrator.
When Tenniel retired from the service of Punch in January 1901 he received the honour of a farewell banquet (June 12), at which Mr AJ Balfour, then leader of the House of Commons, presided, and was supported by distinguished representatives of all that was best in English life.
Without pronounced political opinions of his own, Sir John Tenniel adopted in his work those of his paper, of which the Whig proclivities were to some degree softened by his pencil.
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 SIR JOHN TENNIEL - LoveToKnow Article on SIR JOHN TENNIEL
On the strengtL of his remarkable illustrations to Aesops Fables, in which artistic power, humour of observation, and knowledge of animal life were equally apparent, Tenniel was selected, on Douglas jerrolds initiative, to fill the breach, and he contributed his first drawing in the initial letter appearing on p.
When Tenniel retired from the service of Punch in January 1901 he received the honor of a farewell banquet (12th June), at which Mr A. Balfour, then leader of the House of Commons, presided, and was supported by distinguished representatives of all that was best in English life.
The main quality of Sir John Tenniels work is accuracy of drawing, precision of touch, grace and dignity of conception, andso far as such things can be compatiblegeniality of satire.
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 Sir John Tenniel: Victorian Book Illustrator and Political Cartoonist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Tenniel was the epitome of the respectable, conservatively-minded Victorian gentleman and sportsman, popular with his friends and colleagues, although somewhat reserved in manner.
Tenniel was able to put his enthusiasm for the theatre into practice in 1851 and 1852, when he acted in London and on countrywide tour in Charles Dickens' amateur theatricals to raise funds for the Guild of Literature and Art.
Tenniel was knighted in 1893 for his contribution to the art of the political cartoon; he continued as Punch's chief cartoonist to the age of eighty, retiring in January 1901, just before the death of the Queen whose reign he had catalogued so faithfully in his weekly cartoons.
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 John Tenniel
John Tenniel, the son of a dancing-master, was born in London in 1820.
Tenniel was a Tory and some of his cartoons upset radicals on the staff such as Douglas Jerrold.
Tenniel, was was a strong opponent of parliamentary reform, gave Gladstone a hard time during the debate over the 1867 Reform Act.
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 Sir John Tenniel and the Alice Books  Historians of children
No small amount of readerly pleasure is provided by the forty-two illustrations done by Sir John Tenniel (1820-1914) who also illustrated the second volume in 1872.
Tenniel's illustrations are very faithful to the text and have become definitive.
Tenniel himself was also fortunate in having expert engravers such as the Brothers Dalziel who realized through the technique of wood engraving the precision and delicacy of his drawing.
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 Tenniel, Sir John on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
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.
The first play-station; Regency toy theatres captivated children of their day and are making a return at Sir John Soane's Museum.
Alice et un dodo dans une illustration gravée par Sir John Tenniel pour la première édition d''Alice au pays des merveilles'.
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 TENNIEL, SIR JOHN (182o- ) - Online Information article about TENNIEL, SIR JOHN (182o- )
Pocket-books, comprise the sum of Sir John Tenniel's work for the periodical in the service of which he spent the greater portion of his life.
Without pronounced political opinions of his own, Sir John Tenniel adopted In his work those of his paper, of which the Whig proclivities were to some degree softened by his See also:
half a century appears in Sir John Tenniel's weekly cartoons, which are dignified by a number of types invented by the artist, the classic beauty of which may he looked for in vain in kindred work by any previous cartoonist.
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 BEDTIME-STORY CLASSICS-Alice In Wonderland BACKGROUND
Sir John Tenniel was the artist who agreed to illustrate the revised and expanded text which was now called Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Tenniel's fl and white illustrations (which to this day remain the most famous) were for the reproductive process known as wood-engraving.
Because Sir John Tenniel's illustrations for the Carroll books were so well known, Walt Disney acquired the rights to them as the basis for the visual style of Alice in Wonderland.
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 AllRefer.com - Sir John Tenniel (European Art, 1600 To The Present, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Sir John Tenniel, European Art, 1600 To The Present, Biographies
Sir John Tenniel[ten´yul] Pronunciation Key, 1820–1914, English caricaturist and illustrator.
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 in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.
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 Sir John Tenniel (1820-1914)
In 1845, he was awarded a premium for a sixteen-foot cartoon of The Spirit of Justice, although the Fine Arts Commission awarded Daniel Maclise £250 for the oil painting which sits behind the Strangers' Gallery in Westminster's House of Lords.
Some three years younger than Punch regular and Dickens Christmas Book illustrator John Leech (1817-64) and considerably younger than Clarkson Stanfield, R. (1793-1867), by the time of his work on Dickens's The Haunted Man Tenniel had already exhibited at the Society of British Artists in 1836 and at the Royal Academy (1837-42).
Since Dickens's usual engraver, L. Martin (whose firm was responsible for seven of the 17 Haunted Man plates) was married to Tenniel's sister, it is surprising that Dickens and Tenniel had not met sooner.
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 Alice's Adventures In Wonderland (Multimedia) Credits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Over his lifetime, Sir John Tenniel was responsible for more than 2000 cartoons in the comic magazine, Punch.
Tenniel is said to have taken on illustrating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland because there were plenty of animals in it and he liked animals.
That illustration, which was to have been the frontispiece for the book, was buried in the text at the response of various 'married lady friends' to a circular from Carroll.
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 Sir John Tenniel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
By the way, Tenniel was quite persnickety while illustrating Alice.
Tenniel illustrated also his Through the Looking-Glass but after this one he simply refused to draw more pictures for Carroll.
Tenniel was also half blind as the result of accident that happened when he was twenty.
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 Tenniel, De Freitas and Carroll (1988) Sir John Tenniel's illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Tenniel, De Freitas and Carroll (1988) Sir John Tenniel's illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass: Ninety-one prints from the original wood blocks engraved by the Brothers Dalziel from drawings by Sir John Tenniel & one print from an electrotype
Sir John Tenniel's illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass: Ninety-one prints from the original wood blocks engraved by the Brothers Dalziel from drawings by Sir John Tenniel & one print from an electrotype
has title: A study of Sir John Tenniel's wood-engraved illustrations to Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass / Leo John De Freitas.
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 Sir John Tenniel
Tenniel, Sir John, 1820–1914, English caricaturist and illustrator.
John Walsh's Tales of the city.(Features) (The Independent (London, England))
BRITANNIA AND JOHN BULL: FROM BIRTH TO MATURITY.
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 Sir John Tenniel ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
John Sartain, Portrait of John A. Sutter, 1850
John Nicholson (Hannah Duncan) and John Nicholson, Jr.
John James Audubon, Douglass" Squirrel, a study for pl. 48 ofViviparous Quadripeds of North America by John James Audubon and Rev. John Bachman (New York: John James Audubon, 1845-1848), circa 1843
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 The Tenniel Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
John Tenniel (1820-1914) is probably best known for his illustrations to Lewis Carroll's two Alice books, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1871).
He was also political cartoonist for Punch magazine, where he worked for 50 years, from 1850 to 1901; he became chief political cartoonist on the death of John Leech in 1864.
Below is a list of all the literature which Tenniel's illustrated, in books and periodicals - not all reprints are included, as in some cases there are so many of them.
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 Sir John Tenniel
Tenniel, Sir John (nació Feb. 28, 1820, Londres, Inglaterra.--murio Feb. 25, 1914, Londres), Dibujante Inglés y artista satírico.
Durante toda su vida, Sir John Tenniel fue responsable de más de 2000 caricaturas en la revista cómica Punch.
Se dice que Tenniel tomó el trabajo de ilustrar Alicia en el País de las Maravillas debido a que habían muchos animales y a el le gustaban.
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 Lewis Carroll: Master of "Nonsense"
After revising and renaming the story (and enlisting John Tenniel to illustrate it), he did so in in 1865--at his own expense.
His genius was recognized from then on--although he often denied (to strangers) that he was indeed the author of the Alice books, The Hunting of the Snark, and his other immortal works.
I've included the great illustrations by Sir John Tenniel-- a non-illustrated Alice is very much lacking--as Mr.
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 Sir John Tenniel Posters -4TheWall
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 Find in a Library: Sir John Tenniel : aspects of his work
Sir John Tenniel : aspects of his work
Subjects: Tenniel, John, -- Sir, -- 1820-1914 -- Criticism and interpretation.
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 Sir John Tenniel's illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass: ...
Sir John Tenniel's illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass: Ninety-one prints from the original wood...
John Tenniel & one print from an electrotype : Book
John Tenniel & one print from an electrotype
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 Alibris: Sir John Tenniel
by Jacobs, Joseph, and Aesop, and Tenniel, John, Sir, and Wolf, Joseph
As he escorted the three young daughters of a colleague on a trip up the river Isis, Lewis Carroll invented ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, the story of a little girl who tumbles down a rabbit hole.
Full of such wonderfully eccentric characters as the Queen of Hearts, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Cheshire Cat, the Mock Turtle, and the Mad...
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 MSN Encarta - Tenniel, Sir John
Tenniel, Sir John (1820-1914), English cartoonist and book illustrator, born in London.
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 Picture History - Sir John Tenniel (1820-1914)
Sir John Tenniel was an English cartoonist and illustrator.
Tenniel was on the staff of Punch for 50 years.
His most celebrated cartoon was 'Dropping the Pilot' in 1890, referring to Bismarck's dismissal.
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 Sir John Tenniel Online
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