Lewis Carroll

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Lewis Carroll

“One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.”

 

Lewis Carroll – Pen-name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson 1832 – 1898

Author, Photographer, Mathematician, Artist, Cleric, Lecturer in Mathematics

Books include:  “Alice in Wonderland”. “Alice Through the Looking Glass”, “Silvie and Bruno”. “A Tangled Tale”, “Curiosa Mathematica”, “The Game of Logic”, “The Fifth Book of Euclid Treated Algebraically”

 

Alice Liddell

Alice Liddell – inspiration for “Alice in Wonderland”

Lewis Carroll is best known for “Alice in Wonderland” a very widely read classic.  The character Alice is said to have been inspired by Alice Liddlell, the daughter of the Dean from the Christ Church College in Oxford, Henry George Liddell, and Lorina Liddell.  Lewis created stories to entertain the children.  He gave Alice Liddell an illustrated copy of the story.

 

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll – Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

 

 

See also – Walt Disney

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