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Parker Collection Videos

Four videos explore a selection of the books, games and other items of interest from the Parker Collection.

Loco Game

Part One: An overview of the Parker Collection

Cherie Gladstone introduces the collection, which includes everything from Victorian Dressing dolls, to pop-up books and board games.
Pop Up Book

Part Two: Books in the Parker Collection

This clip features a series of pop-up books from the 1930’s - or “Bookano Stories” as they were called at the time. You can also see the ingenious way that sound has been incorporated into the charming “Sprechendes Bilderbuch” (speaking picture book)
Parker Games

Part Three: Educational Games

This clip profiles the educational aspects of games and books in the Parker Collection.
Lotto Game

Part Four: Items of interest

This clip features a collection of rare and interesting children’s games and activities from the Parker Collection, including the “Loco” and “Lotto” board games produced by the Chad Valley Games Company.

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