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Lot #9: LEWIS CARROLL - Alice Liddell in Profile, Seated - Original photogravure



Lot #9: LEWIS CARROLL - Alice Liddell in Profile, Seated - Original photogravure



Pre-auction estimates:  $800/1000
 
Sale price: $745.00

   

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Artist: Lewis Carroll (English, 1832-1898).
Title: "Alice Liddell in Profile, Seated ["Alice in Wonderland"]".
Medium: Original photogravure.
Date: Composed 1858. Printed later from the original negative.
Dimensions: Overall size: 15 11/16 x 11 3/4 in. (398 x 298 mm). Image size: 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (171 x 171 mm).
Lot Note(s): Stamped with the photographer's name, verso. High-grade archival paper. The full sheet, as issued. Fine, quality printing. Fine condition; with tissue guard. Comment(s): Carroll was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Alice Pleasance Liddell (4 May 1852 – 16 November 1934) was known for most of her adult life by her married name, Alice Hargreaves. She inspired Carroll's children's classic ‘Alice's Adventures in Wonderland’ and Carroll named the protagonist after her. The International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, granted permission to use the original negative to produce this gravure. [27271-3-600]

 

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