??John Tenniel (1820–1914), “Why is a raven like a writing-desk?” ????(The Mad Tea Party), 1885 Hand-colored proof. Gift of Arthur ?A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Steven H. Crossot, 2014.

What is the use of a book without pictures or conversations?,” Lewis Carroll has Alice wonder conversationally to herself right before her adventures begin. Alice in Wonderland excels, memorably, at both, in the brilliant collaboration between Carroll and John Tenniel. In honor of Alice’s 150th birthday,The Morgan Library has brought together an engaging selection of Alice-related material which, through...

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