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Slide set: Alice's adventures in Wonderland (story: York & Son, 42 slides, in/before 1888)

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Slide 1**
The Rabbit actually took a watch out of his waistcoat-pocket
Slide 2**
She came upon a low curtain she had not noticed before
Slide 3**
Tied round the neck of the bottle was a paper label, with the words, Drink Me
Slide 4**
'Now I'm opening out like the largest telescope that ever was'
Slide 5**
The Rabbit started violently, dropped the white kid gloves and fan
Slide 6**
Splash! she was up to her chin in salt water
Slide 7**
It was only a mouse that had slipped in like herself
Slide 8**
They all sat down at once in a large ring with the mouse in the middle
Slide 9**
'Hand it over here,' said the Dodo
Slide 10**
She put one arm out of the window and one foot up the chimney
Slide 11**
She suddenly put out her hand and made a snatch in the air
Slide 12**
'Something comes at me like a jack-in-the-box, and up I goes like a sky-rocket
Slide 13**
She picked up a little bit of stick and held it up to the puppy
Slide 14**
The caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence
Slide 15**
'And yet you incessantly stand on your head'
Slide 16**
'Yet you turned a back somersault in at the door'
Slide 17**
'Yet you finished the goose with the bones and the beak'
Slide 18**
'Yet you balanced an eagle on the end of your nose'
Slide 19**
The fish-footman began by producing from under his arm a great letter
Slide 20**
The duchess was sitting on a three-legged stool in the middle, nursing a baby
Slide 21**
'Now, what am I to do with this creature when I get home'
Slide 22**
'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat, 'we're all mad here'
Slide 23**
And this time it vanished slowly, beginning with the end of the tail
Slide 24**
The hatter opened his eyes very wide on hearing this
Slide 25**
'It goes on, you know,' the hatter continued, 'in this way'
Slide 26**
They were trying to put the dormouse into the teapot
Slide 27**
'I couldn't help it,' said Five, in a sulky tone, 'Seven jogged my elbow'
Slide 28**
'What's your name, child'
Slide 29**
The chief difficulty Alice found at first was in managing her flamingo
Slide 30**
The king's argument was that anything that had a head could be beheaded
Slide 31**
'I am glad to see you again,' said the duchess, as she tucked her arm affectionately into Alice's
Slide 32**
If you don't know what a gryphon is, look at the picture
Slide 33**
'Once,' said the mock turtle, with a sigh, 'I was a real turtle'
Slide 34**
So they began solemnly dancing round and round Alice
Slide 35**
'You have baked me too brown, I must sugar my hair'
Slide 36**
The knave was standing before them in chains
Slide 37**
The white rabbit blew three blasts on his trumpet, and called out 'First witness'
Slide 38**
The wretched hatter trembled, so that he shook both his shoes off
Slide 39**
The hatter hurriedly left the court without even waiting to put on his shoes
Slide 40**
She jumped up in such a hurry that she tripped over the jury box
Slide 41**
'Why, there they are!' said the king triumphantly, pointing to the tarts on the table
Slide 42
At this the whole pack rose up into the air, and came flying down upon her
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of John Chancellor, dates unknown

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1387)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1903-1914 (item ref. 1336)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song
Related slide sets

possibly same as Alice's adventures in Wonderland (story: Newton & Co., 42 slides, in/before 1899)

see generic title Alice's adventures in Wonderland (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)

continued by Songs from Alice's adventures in Wonderland (song: York & Son, 7 slides, in/before 1891)

People involved in slide production

TENNIEL, Sir John  (1820-1914) – creator of source image(s), all 42 slides

Subject keywords
children / family
fairy tale / fable
CARROLL, Lewis [pseudonym of DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge  (1832-1898)]
Lucerna ID  3001603

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 May 2024

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