A free exhibition exploring the legacy of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland opened at the British Library (Friday 20 November). Recognising the enduring power of Lewis Carroll’s original story and the first illustrations by John Tenniel, the exhibition explores how the story of the girl who went ‘down the rabbit hole’ continues to inspire and entertain 150 years after it was published. One of the British Library’s most loved treasures, Lewis Carroll’s iconic handwritten manuscript of Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, and an entry from Carroll’s diary detailing the ‘golden afternoon’ on 4 July 1862 when he first told the story to Alice Liddell and her sisters, provides the starting point for the exhibition. The exhibition, which takes place in the Library’s Entrance Hall exhibition space, goes on to explore the different ways in which generations of illustrators, artists, musicians, film

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