Book

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

GUSN

GUSN-171723

Description

Hardbound book entitled "The Moving Picture Book" with removable cover with two red glass eyeholes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

books
book paper
Book

Inscription

THE MOVING / PICTURE / BOOK/ PICTURES THAT MOVE / AND RHYMES / BY / B BAKER / TO MAKE PICTURES / MOVE / Grasp the box-cover with / left hand as here shown, and / holding it close to the eyes, / look at / picture / through / eye-holes / in box-cover and turn / crank with right hand / slow or fast as re- / quired by picture. (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

(Author)

Object Type

Toy

Dimensions

1 3/16 x 8 7/8 x 11 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2210AB