28 February 1820: Birth of John Tenniel, English Illustrator

Today marks the 190th anniversary of the birth of John Tenniel, English illustrator and cartoonist.

John Tenniel was born in Bayswater, London on 28 February 1820, the third son of John and Eliza Tenniel. The Tenniel family had little money to educate their six children so, after attending primary school, John was taught by his father. Read the full biography page of John Tenniel.

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