Small booklet of hand shadows which states it includes 32 silhouettes to make with your hands on the front cover. There is an image of an old woman making silhouettes for children sat in bed. The booklet is published by Tobar Limited (Norfolk, UK) in 1997. On the inside page states that this publication is derived from "Shadowgraphs anyone can make" which was published in 1927. Suggested shadows include: Two baby birds; Horse; Parrot; Woodpecker; Crab etc. The final page includes an advertisement for 'Turn me around' - a selection of reversible (or up-turnable) profiles of faces which change depending on the way you look at them, originally created in Germany in the 1890s.

Item number 65298
Category Shadows
Type Children's literature
Language English
Country of origin UK

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection