The dedication plaque reads
"Alice In Wonderland
In memory of my wife
who loved all children.
George T. Delacorte Jr. was the founder of Dell Publishing Company, one of the largest publishers of books, magazines and comics during its heyday. He donated the money for this sculpture as well as the sculptures of The Tempest and Romeo and Juliet that are also located in Central Park. The sculpture was created by Jose de Creeft and was dedicated May 7, 1959. Tt is known as Alice In Wonderland as well as the Margaret Delacorte Memorial in the honor of Mr. Delacorte's first wife.
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