Mathematician and cleric Charles Lutwidge Dodgson published children’s books under the pen name Lewis Carroll. This tour will explore both the man and the author, drawing on letters from Dodgson to his publishers, original drawings by John Tenniel (the illustrator of the Alice books) photographs of children taken by Carroll, and, of course, copies of his books. We may not figure out why a raven is like a writing desk, or believe six impossible things before breakfast, but it is sure to be an enlightening tour nonetheless. Hands-On Tours allow you unparalleled access to rare and important items that are not usually on view to the public.. Space is limited and advance registration is strongly recommended.

Schedules

  • Occurs Friday, June 28th, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Venue

The Rosenbach Museum and Library

2008-2010 Delancey Place
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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