Items in Category Clowns

Pierrots riding a bike (no title given) CALENDAR FOR 1899
Pierrots riding a bike (no title given) CALENDAR FOR 1899
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1899
Item Comment

two pierrots riding on a bicycle that spreads open and is designed to stand on its own, tear off monthly calendar pages are suspended on a banner between them, the original title was probably on the cover of the tear off calendar part, the wheels are designed to move

Size
11.5 x 7.5 in.
CLOWN DOLL
CLOWN DOLL
Set Title
FATHER TUCK'S MECHANICAL DOLLIES
Set Comment

boxed set of 10 GROUPS OF FAVOURITE DOLLS WITH MECHANICAL MOVEMENT. DESCRIPTIVE VERSES TO EACH BY CLIFTON BINGHAM. ENDLESS DELIGHT.
box is marked RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LTD., PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN. & HER MAJESTY QUEEN ALEXANDRA.
each has a verse and trademark publishing info but no numbers, see also the German versions of the marionette sets.

Item Comment

A FIGURE OF FUN. I AM A MERRY, LITTLE CLOWN, I NEVER GRUMBLE, SIGH OR FROWN, IT'S BETTER FAR TO LAUGH THAN CRY WHATEVER HAPPENS, SO SAY I.

Author
CLIFTON BINGHAM
Size
9 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.
CLOWN
CLOWN
Set Title
FATHER TUCK'S ROPE CLIMBERS, climbing figures, jointed
Set Comment

a boxed set CONTAINING 6 HUMOROUS CLIMBING FIGURES. JOLLY JACK TAR, CLOWN, BLACK SAMBO, LITTLE BILLY, TEDDY BEAR, MONKEY. BY A SIMPLE MECHANICAL MOVEMENT EACH OF THESE FIGURES ACTIVELY CLIMBS THE ROPE IN A LIFELIKE AND NATURAL MANNER. A SOURCE OF ENDLESS AMUSEMENT.
marked on the back with a title plus instructions and the Tuck publishing info, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON, PARIS, BERLIN, NEW YORK, MONTREAL. DESIGNED IN ENGLAND PRINTED IN BERLIN. PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN & T.R.H. THE PRINCE & PRINCESS OF WALES. PATENT APPLIED FOR. mentioned in the CATALOGUES 1907, 1908, & 1909
please also see other set with the same title for more

Size
4 x 10 1/2 in.
clown in red and white outfit,
clown in red and white outfit,
Set Title
FATHER TUCK'S ROPE CLIMBERS, climbing figures, jointed
Set Comment

marked on the back RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON, PARIS, BERLIN, NEW YORK, MONTREAL, PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN. PRINTED IN GERMANY. plus instructions for use.
see also similar sets with the same set title
listed in the book A BIT OF BRUNDAGE THE ILLUSTRATION ART OF FRANCES BRUNDAGE on pages 73-74

Item Comment

also comes with TO MY VALENTINE attached to the string

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
6 1/2 x 13 in.
clowns 310
clowns
Set Title
GIANT RELIEF scrap series
Set Comment

PICTURE MAKER box image courtesy of Malcolm Warrington

Item Comment

PRINTED IN GERMANY

Size
4 x 9 cm each image
circus clowns and black entertainers 1038
circus clowns and black entertainers
Set Title
GIGANTIC RELIEF scraps numbered 1000-1499
Set Comment

PICTURE MAKER box image courtesy of Malcolm Warrington

Item Comment

DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA

Size
22 x 35 cm complete sheet
heads and shoulders of clowns 1073
heads and shoulders of clowns
Set Title
GIGANTIC RELIEF scraps numbered 1000-1499
Set Comment

PICTURE MAKER box image courtesy of Malcolm Warrington

Item Comment

PRINTED IN GERMANY see 1142 for the same images in a smaller size

Size
3 x 5 cm each image
heads and shoulders of clowns 1142
heads and shoulders of clowns
Set Title
GIGANTIC RELIEF scraps numbered 1000-1499
Set Comment

PICTURE MAKER box image courtesy of Malcolm Warrington

Item Comment

see 1073 for the same images in a bigger version

Size
2 x 3 cm each
clown faces 1179
clown faces
Set Title
GIGANTIC RELIEF scraps numbered 1000-1499
Set Comment

PICTURE MAKER box image courtesy of Malcolm Warrington

children as pierrettes and pierrots 1449
children as pierrettes and pierrots
Set Title
GIGANTIC RELIEF scraps numbered 1000-1499
Set Comment

PICTURE MAKER box image courtesy of Malcolm Warrington

Item Comment

PRINTED IN GERMANY

Size
4 x 6 cm each image
CARNIVAL pierrettes and pierrots 1527
CARNIVAL pierrettes and pierrots
Set Title
GIGANTIC RELIEF scraps numbered 1500-1999
Set Comment

PICTURE MAKER box image courtesy of Malcolm Warrington

Item Comment

PRINTED IN GERMANY same images as 1528 but smaller

Size
3 x 4 cm each image
CARNIVAL pierrettes and pierrots 1528
CARNIVAL pierrettes and pierrots
Set Title
GIGANTIC RELIEF scraps numbered 1500-1999
Set Comment

PICTURE MAKER box image courtesy of Malcolm Warrington

Item Comment

PRINTED IN GERMANY same images as 1527 but larger

Size
5 x 6 cm each image
CLOWN 9003
CLOWN
Set Title
ONKEL TUCK'S MEINE PUEPPCHEN TANZEN, German version of Marionettes
Set Comment

box of ten marionettes printed in German that mirrors the English version, box is marked ONKEL TUCK'S MEINE PUEPPCHEN TANZEN 10 GRUPPEN LIEBLINGS-PUPPEN MIT BEWEGLICHEN GLIEDERN VERSE VON M. VALLENTIN-HOFFMEISTER. SEHR AMUSANT!
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD. G.M.B.H. BERLIN, LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK, MONTREAL. NO 9003.
HOFKUNSTVERLEGER SR. MAJESTAT DES KONIG & DER KONIGIN VON ENGLAND.
Items have Tuck markings and the number 9003 .
see also German version of Marionettes for more of another German set similar

Item Comment

HOPPLA, BRUDER, FFCHINGTRINGFING, ....,
the English version of this doll in the English set reads, CLOWN COLL. A FIGURE OF FUN. I AM A MERRY, LITTLE CLOWN, I NEVER GRUMBLE, SIGH OR FROWN, IT'S BETTER FAR TO LAUGH THAN CRY WHATEVER HAPPENS, SO SAY I. written by CLIFTON BINGHAM

Size
9 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.
clown 153
clown
Set Title
ROYAL ART NOVELTY SERIES 153, circus performers
Set Comment

pairs of circus performers joined with paper hinges so that they stand with a 3-D effect, title on box is unknown, titles only on one of the individuals in each pair, no identifying info on the backs of the performers.
items marked ROYAL ART NOVELTY 153, BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY

Item Comment

clown with ball on a string and cup game, carries red umbrella, no back marking but came with the others so presumed to be one of the performers, more info needed, clown is also part of the ART NOVELTY SERIES 194

Size
2 x 3 1/2 in.
clowns 1227
clowns
Set Title
scrap-numbered and marked as Tuck but not labelled as gigantic or giant relief
Item Comment

embossed white easel trademark, number printed in red on tab

Size
15.5 x 12 cm
heads and shoulders of clowns 1236
heads and shoulders of clowns
Set Title
scrap-numbered and marked as Tuck but not labelled as gigantic or giant relief
Size
1.5 x 2 cm each image,
THE JUGGLER
THE JUGGLER
Set Title
THE FLYING WONDER
Set Comment

THE FLYING WONDER, A NOVEL REALISTIC SERIES OF SIX MOVING DESIGNS. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS & NEW YORK

Item Comment

a clown juggles four balls while three children sit and watch, also comes with a greeting A HAPPY CHRISTMAS

Size
4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.