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It's a tale beloved by both adults and children alike and Royal Mail have got into the celebratory spirit with their collection of amazing stamps which celebrate the landmark 150th Anniversary of Lewis Carroll's classic tale 'Alice in Wonderland'. Fall down the rabbit hall with these delightful postal stickers and make you sure you us know which one is your favourite!
Although first published in Britain back in 1895, the children's classic is still as popular as ever. The Royal Mail's selection of beautiful stamps celebrate the book's success and continued ability to capture the imaginations of great and small alike. Picture: Grahame Baker Smith/Royalmail.com
Nothing could have prepared little Alice for the bizarre wonders she would find when she fell head over heel down The White Rabbit's hole. Alice's experiences in this new world befuddle and bewitch the senses. Picture: Grahame Baker Smith/Royalmail.com/alice
Throughout the story Alice is constantly having to readjust her size between too big and too small by eating cupcakes and drinking potions. Picture: Grahame Baker Smith/Royalmail.com/alice
The book has spawned multiple interpretations over the years, with one suggestion being that Alice's constantly changing physical size is related to the characters identity crisis. Picture: Grahame Baker Smith/Royalmail.com
Possibly the most famous scene in the entire tale involves poor Alice attempting to answer riddles asked her by The Mad Hatter, the March Hare and the sleepy Dormouse. Picture: Grahame Baker Smith/Royalmail.com/alice
From the fantastical to the down right bizarre, The Cheshire Cat is an ambiguous character who's movies are tricky to decipher. Picture: Grahame Baker Smith/Royalmail.com/alice
If 'Alice in Wonderland' had a symbol, it would probably be the playing card. The story plays with logic, language and numbers, pleasing adults and children alike with it's mind boggling concepts. Picture: Grahame Baker Smith/Royalmail.com/alice
What is more, the character of Alice is also based on a family friend of the Reverend who goes by the same name. Picture: Grahame Baker Smith/Royalmail.com/alice
The Queen of Hearts has struck fear into many a heart over the years by screeching her trademark phrase at the top of her lungs!
Royal Mail commissioned illustrator, Grahame Baker-Smith to illustrate ten key scenes from the book. Which one do you like the most? Picture: Grahame Baker Smith/Royalmail.com/alice