Monday, 31 August 2015

The UK cover of The Mystery of Lewis Carroll
Jenny Woolf

The English cover.

Someone wondered what he was holding in it. It's a camera lens, the sort that goes on the type of big brass and mahogany plate camera that he used. He is apparently polishing it with a cloth. The photo was taken by the celebrated Rejlander, whom Carroll consulted when building his own photographic studio.