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Lewis Carroll

[English Writer and Photographer, 1832-1898]

• Also known as:  Charles Dodgson
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
27 works online. (Many of the photographs are displayed as negatives. The positive image can be obtained by doing a screen grab, pasting the image into a graphics program, and performing a 'negative image' conversion.)

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art  

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

National Media Museum, Bradford, UK
Lizzie Wilson Todd, albumen print, 1865

National Media Museum, Bradford, UK
Xie Kitchin as Penelope Boothby, wet collodion negative, 1879

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Pre-Raphaelite Photographs Exhibition

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Xie Kitchin on sofa, 1869

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

5.000 Meisterwerke der Fotografie (in German)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteLewis Carroll Society of North America

Notable SiteLewis Carroll: Les extravagances de la Pause (in French)  

Alice in Wonderland Illustrators

FireBlade Coffeehouse
A variety of writings by Lewis Carroll

The British Library, London, UK
Alice's Adventures Under Ground, with Lewis Carroll's illustrations

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteAnswers.com reference works  
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Lewis Carroll  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

The New York Observer
"Lewis Carroll's Girls Play Dusty Charade In His Looking Glass", article by Hilton Kramer

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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The Annotated Alice, Definitive Edition

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Dreaming in Pictures: The Photography of Lewis Carroll

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Alice in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass

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The Complete Stories and Poems of Lewis Carroll

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Lewis Carroll: A Biography

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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Sayings of Lewis Carroll

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Lewis Carroll's Games and Puzzles


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