Lewis Carroll Centenary Exhibition. Speech by J.C. Squire at the Opening Ceremony 28th June, 1932.
Printed booklet. 178 x 114mm. 7 x 4½".
The speech was delivered by J.C. Squire at the Opening of the Lewis Carroll Centenary Exhibition on 28th June 1932. The opening ceremony was performed by Mrs Reginald Hargreaves (the original Alice); other speakers were the The Very Rev. The Dean of Christ Church, Sir Gerald du Maurier and B.J. Collingwood (Lewis Carroll's nephew). The last page shows a reproduction of the invitation card as designed by Rex Whistler. The ornate design includes the famous images of the Cheshire cat, Alice, Tweedledee and Tweedledum and the Queen of Hearts, with a croquet hoop and ball by her feet.
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