In pictures: Alice in Wonderland

November sees the launch of a British Library exhibition celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson’s much-loved children’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Here are some of the highlights...

Alice at the Mad Hatter's tea party.

Artwork by John Tenniel from the first edition of ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’, 1865 © Photography courtesy of the British Library

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Alice with crown from ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’, 1946 © Images reproduced by kind permission of the Mervyn Peake Estate

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The Angry Queen, from the colour illustrated ‘Nursery Alice’, 1890, illustrated by John Tenniel © Photography courtesy British Library

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‘Alices Adventures Under Ground’ manuscript, by Lewis Carroll © courtesy British Library Discovering Literature

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Illustration by John Tenniel from the first edition of ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’, 1865 © Photography courtesy of the British Library

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The Shower of Cards, from the colour illustrated ‘Nursery Alice’, 1890, illustrated by John Tenniel © courtesy British Library

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Rough drawing of Queen of Hearts from ‘Alice in Wonderland’, 1946 © Images reproduced by kind permission of the Mervyn Peake Estate

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Mad Hatters Tea Party, from ‘Alice in Wonderland’, 1946 © Images reproduced by kind permission of the Mervyn Peake Estate

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A page from ‘Alices Adventures Under Ground’ manuscript, by Lewis Carroll © courtesy British Library Discovering Literature

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Rough drawing of Knave of Hearts from ‘Alice in Wonderland’, 1946 © Images reproduced by kind permission of the Mervyn Peake Estate

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Illustration of Alice with the two queens from ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’, 1946 © Mervyn Peake Estate

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‘Alice in Wonderland’ is on show at The British Library, London, from 20 November–17 April 2016. Admission is free. For more information visit the British Library website