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Winchester, Simon. The Alice Behind Wonderland. Oxford Univ. Mar. 2011. c.128p. photogs. index. ISBN 9780195396195. $16.95. LIT
Winchester (The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary) makes photography the focus for this small biography, in particular the famous photo Charles Dodgson/Lewis Carroll made of the probable model for Alice in Wonderland when she was six in 1858. Alice Liddell, daughter of a family friend, posed as a beggar girl, looking seductive in rags and revealing one small nipple. This photograph, as well as Dodgson's interest in the company of children and in …