Cooper-Hewitt - Mechanical book: Alice in Wonderland

Mechanical book: Tony Sargs Treasure Book This colorful movable book contains adaptations of Rip Van Winkle, Treasure Island, and Alices Adventures in Wonderland by Tony Sarg, a German-American craftsman and illustrator best known for creating puppets for the Macys Thanksgiving Day parade in 1928 and the 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair. Created by Tony Sarg (18821942) Published by B. F. Jay New York, NY, ca. 1942 Smithsonian Institution Libraries. PZ7.S24 To 1942
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Cooper-Hewitt - Mechanical book: What a Surprise

Mechanical book: What a Surprise This book contains images that dissolve and transform into others to illustrate a series of fairy tales, including Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Ernest Nister, a German printer working in Nuremberg, developed several such movable books in the 1890s. Written by Constance M. Lowe Paper engineering by Ernest Nister Published by Ernest Nister and E. P. Dutton & Co. London, England, and New York, NY, ca. 1900 Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Z1033.T689 L69 1900
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Illustrated Children’s Books from the Cooper-Hewitt Collection

Over the past several weeks, I explored the Cooper-Hewitt Museum Design Museum Library’s collection of illustrated children’s books as part of the Arts Intern program through Studio in a School.
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