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Major Lewis Carroll Exhibition at Austin, Texas

Alice in Wonderland 150th Anniversary

The Waterspell fantasy trilogy has a unique “Alice” connection. Do you see how the red and gold colors of “The Annotated Alice” are repeated in the cover of Waterspell Book 1? There’s a reason for it.

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas is celebrating 150 years of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with an exhibition for the curious and curiouser of all ages.

Learn about Lewis Carroll and the real Alice who inspired his story. See one of the few surviving copies of the first edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Discover the rich array of personal and literary references that Carroll incorporated throughout Alice. Explore the surprising transformations of Alice and her story as they have traveled through time and across continents. Follow the White Rabbit’s path through the exhibition, have a tea party, or watch a 1933 paper filmstrip that has been carefully treated by Ransom Center conservators. The Center’s vast collections offer a new look at a story that has delighted generations and inspired artists from Salvador Dalí to Walt Disney.

From February 10 through July 6, the exhibition can be seen in the Ransom Center galleries, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with extended Thursday hours until 7 p.m. On Saturdays and Sundays the galleries are open from noon to 5 p.m.

View a VIDEO PREVIEW of the exhibition.

Harry Ransom Center
21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, Texas

Street Address
Harry Ransom Center
The University of Texas at Austin
300 West 21st Street
Austin, Texas 78712
Phone: 512-471-8944

About the Harry Ransom Center
The Harry Ransom Center, a world-renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, houses extensive collections of literature, film, art, photography, and the performing arts.

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