Lewis Carroll and Photography: Exposing the Truth

6 Mar 2010

Event times

14:30 - 16:00

Cost of entry

£6 / £4 concessions. To book: T: 01937 546 546, or visit http://boxoffice.bl.uk

British Library

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Tube: Kings Cross, St. Pancras, Euston

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Globally celebrated under his pen-name of Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898), was also a mathematician and a truly important pioneer photographer. Based on a decade of research and with many unpublished images, leading Carroll scholar Edward Wakeling's illustrated talk examines the impressive reality of Carroll's photography, including his studies of children, and tackles the myths surrounding his work. Edward Wakeling is the editor of the complete surviving unabridged Lewis Carroll Diaries, and co-author of Lewis Carroll, Photographer. For more information on the corresponding exhibition 'Points of View: Capturing the 19th Century in Photographs', visit www.bl.uk/pointsofview


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