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    Alice and the White Rabbit Storybook Painted Illustration by Mel Crawford (Walt Disney, 1951). "Somebody's head is going to roll for this!" Alice (in red-striped socks absent from the film) towers over the Queen of Hearts, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, and an army of the Queen's Playing Card Guards. Here is a jaw-dropping original illustration painted by Mel Crawford (1925-2015) in gouache on heavy watercolor paper measuring 10.25" x 10". This is the published original artwork for the RCA Victor Records Alice and the White Rabbit storybook record album based on Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland. A Canadian Cartoonist Hall of Fame artist, Mr. Crawford was the leading children's book, record jacket, comic strip, and poster artist for virtually every single animated feature film and television show during the 1950s and '60s. He did paintings for Western Publishing and Little Golden Books for Disney, Hanna-Barbera, Rocky and Bullwinkle, and even Sesame Street. Mel Crawford's unmistakable style is sure to bring about strong feelings of nostalgia for those who recognize it, expertly crafted and stunningly rendered. This piece shows minor handling and edge wear with the notation c-3 in the lower right corner. The condition is Very Good.


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