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Scrap book compiled by Emily Nevill Jackson

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    Early 20th Century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nevill Jackson, Emily (Mrs) (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    paper; newspaper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The book has a soft backed covered on the outside with black paper. The pages are lined. Much of the book has work written in black over which has been glued newspaper articles about dolls and toys ranging in date from 1902 to 1909. Also hand written in the book are indexes to 16 chapters; possibly relating to the book written by Mrs. Jackson and bibliographies. Some pages include English and Latin translations.

Place of Origin

London (made)


Early 20th Century (made)


Nevill Jackson, Emily (Mrs) (maker)

Materials and Techniques

paper; newspaper

Marks and inscriptions

used in connection with her TOYS OF OTHER DAYS/ this Book belonged to/
it was given to me by her Daughter Mrs. Howard-/
F Gordon [illegible name]
MS notes are in her handwriting/ (apart from certain 'school' material/ which shows the book to have been reused.)

Inscription on right hand page, approximately a third of the way into the book

A Scrap Book/ of Mrs. E./ Nevill Jackson's.
On inside cover, in ink


Height: 8.25 in, Width: 6.5 in, :

Object history note

Mrs. E Nevill Jackson wrote TOYS OF OTHER DAYS, 1908 and this may be a collection of cuttings she found while researching. She was a friend of the donor's late father-in-law, F Gordon Roe, who also wrote two books on the subject of childhood THE VICTORIAN CHILD, 1959; and THE GEORGIAN CHILD, 1961.

Descriptive line

Scrapbook; English; early 20th century

Production Note

Made by: Mrs. E Nevill Jackson


Children & Childhood; Education & Learning


Museum of Childhood

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