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Why is there an Alice in Wonderland statue in Central Park?

Last Updated: 14th January, 2020

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Delacorte commissioned this statue as a tribute to his late wife, Margarita, who had often read Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to their children. Engraved around the base of the statue are lines from Carroll's nonsensical (but nonetheless beloved) poem, The Jabberwocky.

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Thereof, where in Central Park is the Alice in Wonderland statue?

Located just north of the Conservatory Water at East 74th Street, Alice in Wonderland stands eleven feet tall in bronze, surrounded by the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit and a few of her other friends.

Beside above, where are the Alice in Wonderland statues in Llandudno? Wooden sculptures of the Queen of Hearts and Alice were put in place on Gloddaeth Street and Vaughan Street this week as part of work on the Alice Trail. The aim of the trail is to take advantage of the town's links with Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll, and draw tourists interested in his work to the town.

Beside this, what are the statues in Central Park?

The 15 Best Places for Statues in Central Park, New York

  • Alice in Wonderland Statue. Central Park (at 5th Ave), New York, NY.
  • Balto Statue. East Dr (at 66th St), New York, NY.
  • Hans Christian Andersen Statue. 74th Street (at 5th Ave.),
  • Columbus Statue.
  • King Jagiello / Poland Monument.
  • Central Park Mall.
  • Greek and Roman Art.
  • Duke Ellington Memorial by Robert Graham.

What is the statue in New York?

Liberty Enlightening the World

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