Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Alice recalls her adventures to the Mock Turtle

Alice recalls her adventures to the Mock Turtle, an illustration by JVL in 
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Artists' Choice Editions, 2009.

The text:

So Alice began telling them her adventures from the time when she
first saw the White Rabbit. She was a little nervous about it just at
first, the two creatures got so close to her, one on each side, and
opened their eyes and mouths so VERY wide, but she gained
courage as she went on. Her listeners were perfectly quiet till she
got to the part about her repeating 'YOU ARE OLD, FATHER
WILLIAM,' to the Caterpillar, and the words all coming different,
and then the Mock Turtle drew a long breath, and said 'That's very

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