The Many Images of Alice in Wonderland

John Tenniel’s illustration for the first published edition of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in 1865.

When you recall an image of Alice in Wonderland, which Alice do you see? Few other literary characters have been depicted by so many different illustrators and visual storytellers. Their different emphases and interpretations of Alice and her adventures, as well as their use of different artistic techniques, styles, and mediums, have vastly expanded the possibilities of Carroll’s Wonderland.

In this month’s blog post Ramona Caponegro, curator of the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature, explores the many versions of Alice from Alice and Wonderland.

For more on Alice, be sure to explore the Baldwin Library’s digital holdings on Alice and Wonderland in the University of Florida’s Digital Collections (UFDC).