Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

4 July 1865 he published the first edition of the book of Lewis Carroll "Alice's adventures in Wonderland".

"Alice in Wonderland" is probably one of the most famous works in the world. Meanwhile, the main character of the story was quite real prototype, Alice Liddell. Telling her tales, Lewis Carroll wrote his famous work.

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

The real Alice in Wonderland, the photography of Lewis Carroll, England, 1862

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

Alice Liddell lived a long and happy life. At the age of 28, she married Reginald Hargreaves, a professional cricket player for Hampshire, gave birth to three sons. Unfortunately, both older — Alan Kiveton Hargreaves and Leopold Reginald "Rex" Hargreaves — died in the First world war. Alice died at his home in Westerham in 1934, at the age of 82 years.

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

25 Jun 1870.

Originally the story was called "Alice's adventures under ground" and its manuscript copy, given to Alice by Lewis Carroll, it was sold for 15 £ 400 one of the founders of the company for the manufacture of phonograph records Victor Talking Machine Company, Eldridge R. Johnson in 1926.

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

Adult Alice from Wonderland.

After the death of Johnson's book was bought by a consortium of American bibliophiles. Today the manuscript is kept at the British Library.

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

Alice Liddell, photo by an unknown photographer.

Alice was 80 years old when, during a visit to the U.S., she met with Peter Levelnum Davis, the same one who inspired John. M. Barrie in his famous work "Peter pan".

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

Alice Liddell Hargreaves, Platens in the elderly, 1932

In honor of Alice Liddell named a minor planet 17670 Liddell.

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

The last page of the original manuscript of L. Carroll's "Alice's adventures under ground."

Several other rare original photographs of the real Alice in Wonderland.

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

Alice Liddell (right) with her sisters, photograph of Lewis Carroll, 1859

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

Alice Liddell (right) with her sisters Edith and Another, photograph of Lewis Carroll, in 1860

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

Alice Liddell (right) with her sisters and brother, photograph of Lewis Carroll, spring 1860

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

Julia Margaret Cameron: photographic study "Pomona" (Alice Liddell, a young woman).

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