Interesting facts about the real prototype of Alice in Wonderland
• Interesting facts about the real prototype of Alice in Wonderland
July 4, 1865 the first edition of the book by Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." "Alice in Wonderland" is probably one of the most famous works in the world. Meanwhile, the main heroine of the story was quite real prototype, Alice Liddell. Telling her tales of Lewis Carroll wrote his famous work.
This Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll Photo, England, 1862
Alice Liddell lived a long and happy life. At age 28, she married Reginald Hargreaves, a professional cricketer for Hampshire, gave birth to three sons. Unfortunately, both senior - Niveton Alan Hargreaves and Leopold Reginald "Rex" Hargreaves - were killed in the First World War. Alice died at his home in Vesterhame in 1934, at the age of 82 years.
June 25, 1870.
Originally called the fairy tale "Alice's adventures underground" and its manuscript copy, presented to Alice Lewis Carroll, it was sold for 15,400 pounds of one of the founders of the company for the production of gramophone records Victor Talking Machine Company Eldridge R. Johnson in 1926.
Adult Alice through the mirror.
After the death of Johnson's book was bought by a consortium of American bibliophiles. Today the manuscript is kept in the British Library.
Alice Liddell, Photo unknown photographer.
Alice was 80 years old when, while on a visit to the US, she met Peter Llewelyn Davies, the same that inspired JM. Barrie in his famous work, "Peter Pan."
Alice Liddell Hargreaves Pleasence in old age, in 1932
In honor of Alice Liddell named a minor planet 17670 Liddell.
The last page of the original manuscript Lewis Carroll "Alice's Adventures under the ground."
A few more pictures of this rare original Alice in Wonderland.
Alice Liddell (right) with her sisters, photography of Lewis Carroll, 1859
Alice Liddell (right) with her sisters Edith and Other, Photo Lewis Carroll, 1860
Julia Margaret Cameron: photographic survey "Pomona" (Alice Liddell, the young woman).