Box 29

Pen and ink

No known illustrator(s)

Known books with call numbers and possible books:
Ideal Mother Goose McL M9183 I19 1898
Little Jack Horner McL Pam M9183 J12 1899

Known nursery rhymes, fairy tales and stories:
Goosey, Goosey, Gander
Hickety pickety, my black hen
Little Bo Peep
There was an old woman toss’d up in a basket
There was an old woman who lived under a hill

Genre/subject of illustrations:
Annotated artwork
Mother Goose
Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales
Publishing process -- text and image layout


Selected Illustrations
(click to enlarge):

Folder 4


Folder 7

Folder 1 Old woman carrying a basket walking towards the viewer; she is wearing a bonnet and a cape; behind her is the base of a hill and a house with a thatched roof; image is annotated beneath “There was an old woman lived under a hill”, 28 x 23.5 cm

Folder 2 Old woman to the right speaking to two men; all are in colonial clothing; the men are coming through a gate; in front of them is a black hen; image is annotated beneath “Hickety pickety, my black hen”, 28 x 24 cm

Folder 3 An old woman, possibly a witch or Mother Goose, sitting in a wicker basket; she is holding a broom; behind her are cobwebs and beneath her is a smiling moon; image is annotated beneath “There was an old woman &c”, 30 x 24.5 cm

Folder 4 A man in nightclothes holding a candlestick encountering a large goose; they both look surprised [note: image is similar to Box 11 Folder 3], 28 x 23 cm

Folder 5 A young woman dancing with two pigs; a young man is playing the bag pipes; an old woman being them is carrying a basket of eggs which are spilling over, 28 x 24 cm [Used in: Little Jack Horner McL Pam M9183 J12 1899]

Folder 6 Little Bo Peep looking upwards at a branch which has three sheep tails dangling from it; she is using her shepherd’s staff to pull it down; image is annotated in lower right “Bo Peep”, 29.5 x 21 cm [Used in: Ideal Mother Goose McL M9183 I19 1898]

Folder 7 Image of a woman with wings looking right with her arm extended; she is wearing a crown and is carrying a long wand, 29 x 31 cm

Folder 8 Image of a man in a headdress and robes; he is pushing against a wall and has one fist raised in the air; behind him are several filled bags, 26 x 20 cm

Folder 9 “Mother Goose Chimes Rhymes Jingles” title banner with decorated text with flourishes, 13.5 x 36.5 cm

Folder 10 “Ideal Mother Goose” cover page with large area cut out from the center; image is possibly for use of text layout, 37.5 x 28 cm

Folder 11 “Robin & Richard […]” Two children in bed; one is sleeping with his mouth open; the other is sleepily looking outside a window, 19 x 25 cm


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