Alice in Wonderland

Title page of the 1910 edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland pictured by Mabel Lucie Attwell © Lucie Attwell Ltd

The British Library has opened an exhibition and pop-up shop to mark the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland.

This exhibition explores the legacy of this fairy tale and features the many ways that the story has been interrupted by illustrators, artists, filmmakers and designers.


  • The original handwritten manuscript of Alice’s Adventures Under Ground with 37 illustrations by Carroll
  • A silent film from 1903, which was the first movie adaptation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  • Early memorabilia including wooden figurines, tea tins and postage stamp case

Pop-Up Shop 

Event Highlights

Alice’s Adventures Underground: A Reading, Illustrating Alice, Alice’s Adventures In Comics-Land and Alice and the World of Children’s Literature.

Open until Sunday 17th April, British Library


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