Alice's Sister

Real Name


First Appearance

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)

Original Publisher


Created by

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (as "Lewis Carroll")


Alice's beautiful older sister, who reads a book without illustrations or dialogue, sits on the bank with Alice at the beginning of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Alice falls asleep with her head in her sister's lap and has the dream about Wonderland. When Alice awakes, she tells her sister about her dream, and the book closes with her sister daydreaming about what Alice will be like as a grown-up.

Public Domain Comic Appearances

  • The Adventures of Alice #1

Public Domain Literary Appearances


  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  • Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (mentioned)


  • Alice in Wonderland (1915)


  • Some believe that she is named Lorina after Alice Liddell's real-life sister (she was also the inspiration for the character of Lory). Although this is most likely the case, the character was never named in any work by Carroll.

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