The playing cards by Sir John Tenniel

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The playing cards
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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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23.0 x 30.5 cm
Frame: Unframed
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The playing cards
Sir John Tenniel
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Open edition
© The British Library Board


Would you tell me,' said Alice, a little timidly, 'why you are painting those roses?' Chapter 7, Alice in Wonderland. The playing cards painting the roses red for the Queen of Hearts. The image is from The Nursery Alice, a shortened version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Published in 1890 this used some of Tenniel's original drawings, enlarged and coloured. Shelfmark: Cup.410.g.74

The Artist: Sir John Tenniel

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