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[ten-yuh l]
  1. Sir John,1820–1914, English caricaturist and illustrator.
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Examples from the Web for tenniel

Historical Examples

  • Speaking of animals, it must not be forgotten that Tenniel is a master in this line.

    The Library

    Andrew Lang

  • The reason is precisely the same as in the case of the Tenniel woodcut.

  • Secondly, for one line that Holbein lays, Tenniel has a dozen.

  • Soon it was Tenniel's destiny to shine alone in the cartoons of Punch.

    The History of "Punch"

    M. H. Spielmann

  • Many of Mr. Tenniel's designs are masterpieces of wise absurdity.

British Dictionary definitions for tenniel


  1. Sir John. 1820–1914, English caricaturist, noted for his illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice books and for his political cartoons in Punch (1851–1901)
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