Alice in Wonderland

Open until Sun 17 Apr 2016FREE
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Happy Birthday Alice! To celebrate 150 years of the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, this exhibition explores how Alice has captured our imaginations for so many years

Although the story has been adapted, appropriated, re-imagined and re-illustrated since its conception, we are still enchanted by Carroll’s original, much loved story, which continues to inspire new generations of writers and illustrators.

Come and see Lewis Carroll’s original manuscript with hand-drawn illustrations, alongside stunning editions by Mervyn Peake, Ralph Steadman, Leonard Weisgard, Arthur Rackham, Salvador Dali and others.

Discover how Lewis Carroll’s story has been re-imagined, re-interpreted and re-illustrated over the last 150 years with newly commissioned articles, a selection of manuscripts, reviews and literature relating to Alice in Wonderland.

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Visit our Alice in Wonderland pop-up shop in the British Library Entrance Hall. It is now open until the end of the exhibition.

This exhibition is supported by a generous legacy from David Bacon, who was a great friend and Patron of the Library.

 

Press reviews

'Really fascinating. It contains an extraordinary array of Alice-inspired material, from the original manuscript to computer games.' Four star review– The Telegraph

'Fantastic free display' – Londonist

'A major exhibition of Alice in Wonderland’ – Metro


 

Details

Name: Alice in Wonderland
Where: Entrance Hall
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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When: -
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Price:Free
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
boxoffice@bl.uk

Alice in Wonderland

What A Strange World We Live In Moleskine from the British Library Shop

Moleskine’s twist on Lewis Carroll's literary classic

£18.99

Drink me sparkling wine - Alice in Wonderland

Treat yourself to this Alice-themed bottle of sparkling wine

£14.95

The original manuscript of Alice in Wonderland

The original Alice in Wonderland manuscript

£14.99