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Raphael Tuck - Father Tuck's Meadowsweet Farm Panorama with Movable Pictures - complete with all original figures - 1908
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Father Tuck's Meadowsweet Panorama with Movable Pictures

London -Paris - New York ; Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., Publishers to Their Majesties the King & Queen, [nd - 1908]*

Condition: Excellent - bright clean, all original, containing all 15 original movable figures with none missing.

Conservators notes: All figures are in fine condition. # 12 is original except for a small piece on it - the head of the small turkey is a restoration - see photo. Back of envelope flap mended with Japanese tissue paper to close a tear. Pages invisibly reinforced at folds with archival filmoplast.

Description:

30cm x 27cm 11" X 12.5"

Very rare Tuck Panorama

4 plates in concertina form that stand up to create a large panorama with 14 numbered loose figures of
Nursery Rhyme characters kept in the attached pocket on the reverse. 14 corresponding numbered slits in the panorama to insert the movable figures into 4 different colored panels panorama
On the reverse of slot plates is a story. Rear panel is designed as a pocket to hold the figures when not in use.


Other notes:
*Between 1900 and 1910 Date of publication understood from publisher's imprint, cf. Blair & Margaret Whitton's Collector's guide to Raphael Tuck & Son, p. [6]. "Publishers to Their Majesties the King and Queen"

We can further narrow the date down by this "introductory editorial" introducing the new panorama books in 1908:

From The American Stationer, Volume 64 Howard Lockwood, 1908 - Stationery trade page 26:

"The picture panorama is the latest novelty for children put on the market by Raphael Tuck & Sons, These panoramas come in colored booklets, each one containing a number Of figures arranged for cutting out and standing up apart. like the Old fashioned paper soldiers. But the figures are more attractive than those play-
things of the last generation ; they come in a greater variety of subjects and are profusely colored. The figures in each book- let make a part of a series of tableaux illustrating fairy stories, etc. Many Of the booklets contain birds and Wild and exotic animals. They are well drawn and colored perfectly, showing a regard for accuracy that ought to make some Of the "nature fakirs" feel envious."

Collectors Corner:

Collect then all!

Following the image below is a list of other Tuck panoramas with separate figures to insert into slots.
Dating each edition depends on publishers info on back. Some of the early ones were reprinted in the 1920's and or 90's.

We are very appreciative of the website TuckDB Ephemera when it comes to researching Raphael Tuck. The image below came from their website and was taken from Raphael Tucks 1928 "WORLD'S ART SERVICE" catalog.



Following is a list of other Tuck panoramas with separate figures to insert into slots.
Dating each edition depends on publishers info on back. Some of the early ones were reprinted in the 1920's and or 90's.

We greatly appreciate the wisdom of other collectors who email us to comment, add titles, or make corrections. We welcome any additional input to this list sent to info@vintagepopupbooks.com

Days in Catland with Louis Wain. Father Tuck’s Panorama. [1895]

Father Tuck’s Express Train Panorama With Movable Pictures [1895]

Father Tuck's Railway Express ["Flying Scotsman"] Panorama with Movable Pictures [c. 1895]

Father Tuck’s Alice in Wonderland, Panorama. [1908 & 1926]

Father Tuck’s Meadowsweet Farm. n.d. [1908]

Father Tuck’s Noah 's Ark Panorama With Movable Pictures. [ca. 1900]

Father Tuck's Panorama Fairy Tales. The Sleeping Beauty And Little Snowdrop [ca. 1900]

Father Tuck's Fairy Stories Panorama. Little red riding Hood, Snow White, and Rose Bud [ca. 1900]

With Father Tuck in Fairyland Panorama [ca. 1910]

Father Tuck‘s Nursery Rhyme Panorama with Movable Pictures [ca. 1910]

Father Tuck's Toy Town Panorama, With Movable Pictures [ca. 1910]

Father Tuck's Panorama, Buttercup Farm [ca. 1910]

? Summer Holidays at Sea "Zomervacantie aan zee" [ ca. 1912] ( We have only seen the German version from which we translated the title "Summer Holidays at Sea" - an obvious Tuck without mention - Hildebrandt, M. (ed.). Zomervacantie aan zee. Amst., Scheltens & Giltay, n.d. (1912), leporello in 4 sections showing 1 large scene, w. 16 insert figures

Crossing The Channel Panorama With Movable Pictures [ca. 1920]

Father Tuck's World's Circus: Panorama With Movable Pictures [ca. 1920]

RAF Fighter Station Scenic Panorama. [1950]

Coronation Procession Panorama with Movable Pictures. [1952]

Cinderella Scenic Panorama Book [1952]

The Busy Seaport The Busy Seaport Scenic Panorama Book: n.d., [ca. 1952]

Royal Naval Review Scenic Panorama [1952]

Road Travel Scenic Panorama Book [1952]

Our Trains Scenic Panorama Book [1952]

Airport Scenic Panorama Book. n.d. [1955]

Trooping The Colour Scenic Panorama Book. n.d. [1955]

Fun at the Seaside Scenic Panorama Book [c. 1955]

Days in Catland with Louis Wain. New York, Shackman & Co., 1991

Father Tuck’s Express Train Panorama With Movable Pictures. New York, Shackman & Co., 1995

Father Tuck’s Noah 's Ark Panorama. New York, Shackman & Co., 1997

Father Tuck's World's Circus: Panorama with Movable Pictures, Shackman, 1998

Father Tuck’s Alice in Wonderland. New York, Shackman & Co., 2000

With Father Tuck in Fairyland Panorama, Shackman


Rare German Editions:

We have two more panoramas in our collection. They are both in German without a publisher mentioned - only the German trademark "gesetzl gesch" which translates to "protected by law", indicating that the design, appearance, application or use of the item in question had been officially registered. (gesetzlich geschützt is abbreviated gesetzl gesch, gesetzl. gesch., ges. geschützt or ges. gesch)

Dornroschen Sneewittchen Panorama-Buch (English equivalent:
Father Tuck's Panorama Fairy Tales. The Sleeping Beauty and Little Snow Drop)

Auf Dem Lande Panorama-Buch ( English equivalent: Father Tuck's Panorama, Buttercup Farm)







Other notes and references:

From: The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931), Saturday 16 December 1911, page 6:





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