Tenniel’s later drawing

In the decades following the book’s immediate success, Tenniel was frequently requested to make drawings of his own illustrations for collectors. This fine example was commissioned some time after the book appeared in 1865.

John Tenniel (1820–1914)
The Rabbit Scurried Away into the Darkness
Post-publication drawing (graphite on paper), 1865 or later
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations