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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
ALICE LIDDELL SEATED BESIDE A POTTED FERN. JULY 1860.
Estimate
120,000180,000
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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
ALICE LIDDELL SEATED BESIDE A POTTED FERN. JULY 1860.
Estimate
120,000180,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
ALICE LIDDELL SEATED BESIDE A POTTED FERN. JULY 1860.
Hand-colored Albumen Print. Carroll Image No.613. Although there are 8 copies known of this photograph, this particular example Dodgson arranged to be hand-painted on top of his image for presentation to Alice Liddell, then age 8.  The image measures 5-1/4 inches H. 
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Provenance

Sothebys LDN, 2001 “Alice” sale (lot 6).

Catalogue Note

Hand-colored albumen print depicting Alice Liddell seated beside a potted Fern. Carroll Image No. 613. One of 8 images known, which includes the small vignette cut-out at the end of Carroll’s Alice manuscript. Carroll arranged for the photograph to be colored for presentation to Alice Liddell.

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