The House That Jack Built

Object Number: 
2000.777
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 10 x 3/4 in. ( 30.5 x 25.4 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the cover: "THE HOUSE/ THAT JACK BUILT/ Copyrighted 1891,/ by McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW-YORK."
Description: 
"The House That Jack Built" children's book with 14 paper pages, mounted on cardboard, of chromolithographed images from the story accompanied by lines from the poem; chromolithographed cover of "The House That Jack Built" with two men in the front, one driving two cows; back cover shows the remainder of the house with a woman drawing water from a well; cover inscribed, "THE HOUSE/ THAT JACK BUILT/ Copyrighted 1891,/ by McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW-YORK."; bound with red fabric.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group