Dali’s Wonderland

Twitter user Varvn Aryacetas drew public attention to one of the most intriguing collaborations in history. In 1969, surrealist Salvador Dali produced illustrations for classic children’s book Alice in Wonderland. Published by New York’s Maecenas Press-Random House in 1969 and distributed as their book of the month, the volume went on to become one of the most sought-after Dalí suites of all time. It contains 12 heliogravures, one for each chapter of the book, and one original signed etching in 4 colours as the frontpiece, all of which the folks at the William Bennett Gallery have kindly digitized. As you’d expect, some of the illustrations are incredibly creepy and surreal. Check them out below.

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Frontpiece

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Down The Rabbit Hole

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The Pool of Tears

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A Caucus Race and a Long Tale

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The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill

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Advice From a Caterpillar

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Pig and Pepper

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Mad Tea Party

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The Queen’s Croquet Ground

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The Mock Turtle’s Story

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The Lobster’s Quadrille

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The Lobster’s Quadrille

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Alice’s Evidence

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