Although Peake is best known for his novels about Titus Groan, the 77th earl of Gormenghast, he also completed a set of drawings for Lewis Carroll's Alice books. Here, he shows the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, complete with March Hare, drawn in 1945

The surreal world of Mervyn Peake

Mad Hatter's Tea Party from Alice in Wonderland, Peake Estate by Eye magazine

.    Alice in Wonderland: Cheshire Cat (via The British Library’s Photos - Mervyn Peake archive | Facebook)

ajourneyroundmyskull, illustrality: “ Alice in Wonderland: Cheshire Cat (via The British Library’s Photos - Mervyn Peake archive

mervyn peake illustration of Alice in Wonderland

mervyn peake illustration of Alice in Wonderland

Mervyn Peake's illustrations for Alice in Wonderland

Mervyn Peake - Alice in Wonderland

The illustrations of Mervyn Peake

The Ancient Mariner, Mervyn Peake: most people miss how he used white over black hatching.

Jabberwocky illustrated by Mervyn Peake.

Mervyn Peake: Mervyn Peake Jabberwocky 'The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame, / Came whiffling through the tulgey wood, / And burbled as it came!' Peake's take on Carroll's Jabberwocky

Mervyn Peake. Proposed illustration for Shapes & Sounds 1941.

Mervyn Peake, proposed illustration for Shapes & Sounds, 1941

Art by Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake: A Centenary Celebration

Through the Looking Glass illustration by Merwyn Peake... - John Lennon said that this passage inspired the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" - "Picture yourself in a boat on a river with tangerine trees and marmalade skies."

Through the Looking Glass illustration by Merwyn Peake. - John Lennon said that this passage inspired the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" - "Picture yourself in a boat on a river with tangerine trees and marmalade skies.

Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake

Alice's Illustrated Adventures In Wonderland: Chapter 6 ~ Pig And Pepper Dutchess "I speak severely to my boy, I beat him when he sneezes; For he can thoroughly enjoy The pepper when he pleases!

Abiatha Swelter, Chief Chef of Gormenghast, Mervyn Peake

Swelter the cook and urchin, Titus Groan trilogy, Mervyn Peake

The witch from Jorinda and Joringel, an illustration by Mervyn Peake for Household Tales.

Witch illustration by Mervyn Peake from Grimm's 'Household Tales', 1946

Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake - Hunting of the Snark

Illustration by Mervyn Peake

Long John Silver : Illustration from Treasure Island

pirates, Mervyn Peake

Writer / Illustrator Mervyn Peake: Drawing a vivid darkness

Mervyn Peake’s illustrations for Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island.

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