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The Caterpillar.

The illustration is noted for its ambiguous central figure, whose head can be viewed as being a human male's face with pointed nose and protruding lower lip or being the head end of an actual caterpillar, with the right three "true" legs visible. ("And do you see its long nose and chin? At least, they look exactly like a nose and chin, don't they? But they really are two of its legs. You know a Caterpillar has got quantities of legs: you can see more of them, further down." (Carroll, Lewis. The Nursery "Alice". Dover Publications (1966), p27.)

Date circa 1865
date QS:P,+1865-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Source “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” (1865)
Author Sir John Tenniel
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public domain in the USA, out of copyright in Canada, hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes and no usage credit required

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The author died in 1914, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or fewer.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1924.

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