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    The playing cards print

    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

     

    Creator: John Tenniel