Drink Me Lookalikes

Looks like Alice https://shakespeareillustration.org/2016/08/07/juliet-2/

illustration - juillet

It’s Juliet by H.C. Selous. Used to illustrate the lines: “What if it be a poison, which the friar / Subtly hath minister’d to have me dead. [Act IV. Scene III.]

Source Text: The Plays of William Shakespeare / Edited and Annotated by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke / Illustrated by H. C. Selous / With Thirty-five Full Page Wood Engravings after Frank Dicksee, RA., H. M. Paget, A. Hopkins, R. W.S., and others / And Thirty-five Photogravure Plates / Special Edition / Parts XXIV-XXV. Published: London, Paris and Melbourne: Cassell & Company, Limited [1864-68?]

Brought to the World Wide Web by Michael John Goodman, The Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive.

Compare with John Tenniel’s Alice from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 1865

alice - drink me

There is the striking pose after the potion has been drunk…

alice - after drink - grown very large

It’s all in the hair.

And so for day 1761
09.10.2011

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