Illustratred by Gladys Peto, inspired by Lewis Carroll
8 striking color handkerchiefs depicting classic scenes from ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND.
ALICE IN WONDERLAND HANDKERCHIEFS
The scenes are: The White Rabbit's House, The Cheshire Cat and the Duchess, The Mad Hatter's Tea Party, The Dodo and the Caucus Race, Old Father William and the Caterpillar, The Trial and the Awakening, The Queen's Croquet Ground, and Will You? Won't You? Join the Dance?. Each image is quite detailed, with unique decorative borders. Peto was a popular British book illustrator notable for her Art Deco style. We can find no record of Peto ever having illustrated a book version of Alice. Rare.
[Great Britain?]: n.p, [circa 1930]. 10.25'' x 11''. Original side-stapled paper wrappers with color pictorial paste-on of characters from ALICE by Peto. Containing 8 color-printed and captioned handkerchiefs illustrated by Peto, tipped onto leaves. Ink gift inscription on verso of front wrapper. Some fraying and wear to wrappers. Handkerchiefs bright and entirely intact, with only very small holes were they were formerly mounted with pins.
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