Vintage Alice in Wonderland; Alice as the Queen Cards
Vintage illustration Victorian black and white fairy tales and nursery rhymes story book image by Sir John Tenniel in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass, 1871. Alice is portrayed as a quaintly logical girl, sometimes even pedantic. She is seven years old but acts much older. In this image Alice is playing a game of chess and as she leaps into the eighth square she realizes she has a crown on her head, Alice is finally a royal Queen! "But how could it have got there without my knowing it?"