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Alice in Wonderland

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Alice in Wonderland

Time: November 4, 2011 to January 29, 2012
Location: Tate Liverpool
Street: Albert Dock
City/Town: Liverpool L3 4BB
Website or Map: http://www.tate.org.uk/liverp…
Phone: 0151 702 7400
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Tate Liverpool
Latest Activity: Oct 17, 2011

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Event Description

Lewis Carroll’s timeless novels, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, have fascinated children and adults alike since their publication over 150 years ago. Alice in Wonderland at Tate Liverpool is the first exhibition of its kind to explore how Lewis Carroll’s stories have influenced the visual arts, inspiring generations of artists. The exhibition will provide insight into the creation of the novels and the inspiration they have provided for artists through the decades.

The starting point for the exhibition is Carroll’s original manuscript, written in 1864 as a present for ten year old Alice Liddell.  Carroll’s own illustrations ensured that images were central to the story, creating a visual world which took on a life of its own.

Alice in Wonderland will offer visitors a rare opportunity to view Carroll’s own drawings and photographs, alongside Victorian Alice memorabilia and John Tenniel’s preliminary drawings for the first edition of the novel.

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