Wants to Go to New York Despite Broken Crown

 “Jack and Jill,” from Mother Goose’s Magic Transformations. New York: McLoughlin Brothers, ca. 1882.

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In the 1880s, McLoughlin Brothers offered multiple types of mechanical books.  Some popped up, others had pull tabs.  This Mother Goose volume was made up of illustrations with flaps.  Each flap could be folded back to show stages of the narrative.  Here Jack and Jill go up the hill to get water, and then tumble down to the bottom. 

Adopted by Caroline Schimmel

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