Alice in Wonderland

Central Park is an amazing place for people of all ages, full of places and “characters” that can feel close to literally everyone!

Alice of Wonderland is probably the most famous fairytale character taking residence in Central Park. She has been around since 1959. She is depicted in bronze, having a tea party hosted by the Mad Hatter.
They are on a giant mushroom. Alice is in the center, the Mad Hatter oversees the preparations on her left, while the White Rabbit checks his pocket watch, probably to see if the guests are running late.
The sculpture was created by Spanish-born sculpture José de Creeft.

There’s an inscription on the base, quoting “Twas brillig, and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe.” It’s from another piece of Lewis Carroll art – “The Jabberwocky”, a “nonsense poem”.