Alice: 150 Years of Wonderland at The Morgan Library & Museum, June 26 – October 11, 2015

“Visitors to Alice: 150 Years of Wonderland will encounter the fascinating and often surprising story behind the making of one of the world’s true literary classics.” — Peggy Fogelman, Acting Director of the Morgan Library & Museum.

Tenniel, John, 1820-1914, Shower of Cards [print], 19th century, 1 print, 2005.203

John Tenniel (1820–1914), “Nothing but a pack of cards!,“ 1885, Hand-colored proof. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Steven H. Crossot, 2014

Rejlander, O. G. (Oscar Gustav), 1813-1875   Carte de visite photograph of Lewis Carroll with lens  [1863] AAH 220

Carte de visite photograph of Lewis Carroll with lens, 1863, Photograph by Oscar Gustav Rejlander. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Graham S. Haber, 2015

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, 1832-1898   Alice Pleasance Liddell, wreathed, facing left  1860. AAH 657

Alice Liddell in wreath as “Queen of May,” 1860, Albumen print, Photograph by Lewis Carroll (1832– 1898). Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Graham S. Haber, 2015

Alice Liddel's purse, praryer books, ring and letter, Imaged as a group AAH 382, PML 352188, PML 352189, PML 352301, AAH 383, PML 352302, MA 6348

Alice Liddell’s purse, prayer books, letter seal, ring and letter to her father. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Graham S. Haber, 2015

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Lewis Carroll (1832–1898), Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, completed 13 September 1864, Illustrated manuscript. © The British Library Board

Tenniel, John, 1820-1914, The White Rabbit Looking at his Watch; Studies of the Head of the White Rabbit and of Alice [drawing], .1860s, 1982.11:1

John Tenniel (1820–1914), The White Rabbit, 1864-1865, Preparatory drawing, graphite with pen and brown ink on paper. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Gale, The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Steven H. Crossot, 2014

Tenniel, John, 1820-1914, White Rabbit [print], 19th century.1 print, 2005.191

John Tenniel (1820–1914), The White Rabbit, 1885, Hand-colored proof. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Steven H. Crossot, 2014

Cheshire Cat and Mad Tea Party, drawing 3  Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.   Nine drawings made after Tenniel's proof engravings for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Private Collection)  [1865]

Lewis Carroll (1832—1898), “Yr hair wants cutting” (The Mad Tea Party), ca. May 1865, Drawing (Pen and ink on paper) after a woodblock proof of John Tenniel’s design, Private Collection

Tenniel, John, 1820-1914. Mad Tea Party [print]. 19th century, 1 print, 2005.198

John Tenniel (1820–1914), “Why is a raven like a writing-desk?” (The Mad Tea Party), 1885, Hand-colored proof. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Steven H. Crossot, 2014

Tenniel, John, 1820-1914, Painting the Roses [print], 19th century, 1 print, 2005.199

John Tenniel (1820–1914), Painting the Roses Red, 1885, Hand-colored proof. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Steven H. Crossot, 2014

Tenniel, John, 1820-1914, The Queen Has Come [print].19th century, 1 print, 2005.200

John Tenniel (1820–1914), “Off with her head!” 1885, Hand-colored proof. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Steven H. Crossot, 2014

Tenniel, John, 1820-1914, Alice and the Caterpillar Smoking His Pipe [drawing], [186-], 1982.11:3

John Tenniel (1820–1914), The Blue Caterpillar, 1864–65, Preparatory drawing (graphite on paper), Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Gale, The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Steven H. Crossot, 2014

Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.   Tis the voice of the lobster : manuscript poem signed, 1886 Oct. 31. (Non-Morgan NYU, Fales Library)

Lewis Carroll (1832—1898), “Tis the Voice of the Lobster,” Manuscript poem, signed and dated 31 October 1886, Alfred C. Berol Collection, Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University

Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.   Useful and instructive poetry : autograph magazine : [Croft] 1845. opening 1, left side, Illustration, (Non-Morgan NYU Fales Library)  MSS 057 Box 6 folder 506.1

Lewis Carroll (1832–1898), Useful and Instructive Poetry, dated [Croft Rectory, Yorkshire, 1845], Autograph manuscript, Alfred C. Berol Collection, Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University

Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.   The nursery "Alice" (Private Collection, extra-illustrated) : containing twenty coloured enlargements from Tenniel's illustrations to "Alice's adventures in Wonderland" /  London : Macmillan and Co., 1889, proof 3, Caterpillar

Lewis Carroll (1832—1898), John Tenniel (1820—1914), illustrator, The Nursery “Alice,” London: Macmillan and Co., [1889], First printing (First suppressed edition), bound with Tenniel’s revised colored proofs of the illustrations. Private Collection

19. Through the Looking Glass

Lewis Carroll (1832—1898), John Tenniel (1820—1914), illustrator, Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, London: Macmillan and Co., 1872, First edition, bound with Tenniel’s transfer drawings, Private Collection

Group of all six slides,  From  Lantern slides of scenes from Alice's adventures in Wonderland  [London : W. Butcher & Sons, 1900-1915?], PML 352354.1-7

W. Butcher & Sons, Alice in Wonderland, London, 1905-1908, Magic lantern slides issued in the Primus junior lecturers’ series, number 778d. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Graham S. Haber, 2015

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, 1832-1898.   Autograph postal card signed : Eastbourne, to Mary Mileham, [1884 Sept. 14].  MA 8624.1 recto

Lewis Carroll (1832–1898), Postcard to Mary Mileham, signed in reverse C. L. D. and dated Eastbourne, 14 September 1884. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Graham S. Haber, 2015

Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.   Alice's adventures in Wonderland. /  London : Macmillan and Co., 1865.   PML 352027 as on object, open to p. 96-97

Lewis Carroll (1832–1898), John Tenniel (1820–1914), illustrator, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, London: Macmillan and Co., 1865, First printing (first suppressed edition). Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr.,The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Graham S. Haber, 2015

Entrance Photo by Corrado Serra. Exhibition Images courtesy The Morgan Library & Museum