Take a look at Charles Dodgson's photographic equipment and more Lewis Carroll-themed objects in our collection.
Charles Dodgson's photographic equipment
Well-known gentleman photographer Charles Dodgson took portraits of the great and the good — and of his Oxford friends and their families.
What is a Magic Lantern?
Developed in the 17th century, magic lanterns used a lens, mirror and candle to project hand-painted glass slides onto a surface. In Lewis Carroll's time, magic lantern shows became an early form of cinema.
Magic Lantern slides
Take a look a all 24 hand-painted magic lantern slides showing scenes from Alice in Wonderland.
Queen Eleanor and Fair Rosamund
This rare surviving photograph by Charles Dodgson shows Annie Rogers and Mary Jackson as Queen Eleanor and Fair Rosamund.
Portrait of Charles Dodgson
Postcard of Lewis Carroll (aka Charles Dodgson) printed for the National Portrait Gallery.
A print of the now-extinct Dodo which featured in Lewis Carroll's Alice stories.
Charles Dodgson at Christ Church College
Despite his growing wealth and fame, Charles Dodgson was happy in later life to keep living and working at Christ Church College where he remained until his death in 1898.
This page is part of the virtual Alice’s Day 2020.