SET: ROYAL ART NOVELTY or ARTISTIC TOY NOVELTY, SERIES NO. 144, FOR SHOWER AND SUNSHINE

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ARTISTIC TOY NOVELTY SERIES NO. 144, FOR SHOWER AND SUNSHINE.CONTENTS. 6 JUVENILE HUMOROUS GROUPINGS WITH NOVEL UMBRELLA AND SUNSHADE ARRANGEMENTS. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., PUBLISHERS TO THE QUEEN. LONDON, PARIS, & NEW YORK. circa 1895-1901.
both boxes are marked ARTISTIC TOY NOVELTY but items are marked as ROYAL ART NOVELTY with the same publishing details as the box plus DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY. sold in boxes of six but must be more than one set.
images fold out to create a standing 3-D effect, one of the figures holds a stick to support one of the many interchangeable umbrellas or sunshades that can be bent to form a circle

Items in Set

Card Title Ref Prefix Num In Set Card Comment
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AN OUT DOOR LESSON Yes 144 A mother cat sits in a chair and two kittens play beside her in a wooden wheelbarrow 6
LITTLE SWEETHEARTS Yes 144 B boy and girl dressed dogs walk on their hind feet arm in arm, this copy is broken 2
HOME FROM SCHOOL Yes 144 C two girls walk carrying school slates, a dog runs ahead 2
DICKIES' FRIEND Yes 144 D girl in a red coat and blue skirt feeds the birds over a small icy wooden fence 2
A HAPPY FAMILY Yes 144 E mother and father bears walk and a young bear runs beside them on a toy scooter 3
PADDY AND HIS PIG Yes 144 F man in green shirt and brown pants walks with a pig on a string 2
THE SUNNY SEASIDE Yes 144 G two girls hold pails on the sand and watch a small boy in front of them sail a boat in the water 2
FROGGIE WOULD A WOOING GO! Yes 144 H two frogs walking on their hind legs, a beetle watches from the top of a mushroom 2
IN FAR JAPAN Yes 144 J two Japanese ladies walk behind two cranes 2
THE TEMPTING BUN Yes 144 K young girl dressed in blue and white carries a basket of buns, geese gather around her 2
FEEDING THE SWANS Yes 144 L one swan has a broken neck 2
IN THE CIRCUS Yes 144 M clown dressed in blue and white balances a stick on his nose, another clown peaks out from behind a red umbrella in front 3
umbrellas Yes 144 various colour and shape assortment 4