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1Title:  [Uncut sheet of four chromolithographs of children and animal scenes]   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  Philadelphia?, ca. 1880] 
 Notes:  Title supplied by cataloguer. Genre scenes show pairs of older girls and younger children interacting with animals in bucolic settings. Scenery includes a hillside, pond, farmyard with chickens, and a dirt path. Activities include feeding pigeons; playing fetch with a dog; observing rabbits in a hutch; and collecting flowers by hand and in a wagon acommpanied by a sheep. 
 Extent:  4 prints (1 sheet): chromolithograph; overall 34 x 24 cm.(13.5 x 9.5 in.) 
 Subjects:  Children | Animals | Play (Recreation) | Chromolithographs 1870-1880 | Genre prints 1870-1880

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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2Title:  Youthful sport, or, Boys taking a bird's nest   
 Creator:  Dighton, Robert, 1752-1814 | Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793 
 Publication:  Printed for & sold by Carrington Bowles, No. 69 St. Paul's Church Yard, London, London], published as the act directs 2 Jany. 1784. 
 Notes:  A group of five boys play under a large tree. One boy has climbed up the tree and is handing down a bird's nest with three fledgling birds to another boy on the left, who holds out his hat. On the right one boy gives another boy a ride on his back. On the left one boy gently holds a bird in his hands and strokes its beak. In the background a small group of buildings behind a rail fence. Title from caption below image. Numbered "512" in lower left corner. Sheet trimmed to plate mark. Not in Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires. 
 Extent:  1 print : mezzotint on laid paper ; sheet 35.2 x 25.1 cm. 
 Subjects:  Birds | Boys | Nests | Play (Recreation) | Satires (Visual works) England 1784 | Mezzotints England London 1784

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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3Title:  Album   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  s.n, Philadelphia?, ca. 1854] 
 Notes:  Blue gilt cloth binding. Inscribed on front free endpaper: Mary Newhall from her Aunt Eleanor. Printed in upper right corner of first plate: 648. Contains one manuscript passage of poetry signed Abby and dated Phila. 4 mo. 1854. Album containing lithographs of scenes with children and animals, predominately exterior recreational scenes. Children are attired in folk costumes. Scenes include boys shooting ducks with a bow and arrow; children reading with a monkey; girls dressing a dog; children with a doll and model horse; boys picnicking; girls feeding a puppy and a dog; children gathering herbs; children in a winter setting holding a rodent removed from its cage; mischievous girls removing a sleeping woman's glasses from her lap; children pushing a dog in a wheelbarrow; children fishing with nets; children praying at a sepulchral monument; children blowing bubbles; and an interior scene with boys looking into a camera obscura. 
 Extent:  1 album (17 leaves, 15 plates): lithograph, tinted with one stone, hand-colored; overall 9 x 13 cm.(3.25 x 5 in.) 
 Subjects:  Children | Animals | Play (Recreation) | Camera obscuras | Albums 1850-1860 | Lithographs Color 1850-1860

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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4Title:  James and his dog Dash   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  Published by B. Bramell, 572 N. Second Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, [ca. 1835] 
 Notes:  School token of achievement depicting a young boy, with a feathered hat in his right hand, playing with a large dog. He pulls on a stick with his left hand, which is gripped in the mouth of the dog. 
 Extent:  1 print : engraving, hand-colored ; 14.5 x 13.5 cm. (5.75 x 5.25 in.) 
 Subjects:  Boys | Dogs | Play (Recreation) | Engravings 1830-1840 | Rewards of merit 1830-1840

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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5Title:  [Group in a courtyard, probably London]   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative likely taken during Marriott C. Morris’ European honeymoon showing a group of young men wearing black robes walking through a courtyard. A boy wearing a dark suit walks away from the camera in the foreground. A large building with towers and crenellated roof stands behind the courtyard. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 3 x 4 in. 
 Subjects:  Children | Fashion | Play (Recreation) | London (England) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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6Title:  [Boys playing ball, probably London]   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative likely taken during Marriott C. Morris’ European honeymoon showing a group of boys wearing black uniforms with white collars standing in a courtyard. The boy in the center of the group holds a ball and another ball sits on the ground. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 3 x 4 in. 
 Subjects:  Children | Fashion | Play (Recreation) | Students England London | London (England) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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7Title:  Janet Fall of 1911, Ensignette 1912   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative showing two images of Marriott C. Morris' daughter Janet Morris as a girl crouched on a garden path next to a toy horse and carriage. She wears gloves, a dark coat with large buttons and ribbons in her hair, and secures a teddy bear to the back to the carriage. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 1.5 x 4.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Morris, Janet, 1907-2010 Portraits | Children | Fashion | Girls | Play (Recreation) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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8Title:  The popular game of Tiddledy Winks   
 Creator:  Parker Brothers (Boston, Mass.) 
 Publication:  Parker Brothers, Salem, Mass, New York, London, [ca. 1915] 
 Notes:  Title from illustrated box cover. Publication information from illustrated box cover. Date inferred from costume of figures in box cover illustration. Chromolithograph box cover illustration depicts a boy and a girl playing tiddlywinks on a table covered in a table cloth adorned with a decorative border. The girl rests a finger on her chin. The boy flicks a wink. Their parents watch. The father stands as the mother sits at the table. The blonde-haired girl wears a large, blue bow in her hair and a blue frock with red sash at her hips. The dark-haired boy wears a blue jacket, blue knickers, and spats. The father wears a pin-striped, blue suit with vest and tie and the mother, her dark hair pinned up, wears a blue shirt adorned with a puritan collar and bow. She rests her chin in her hand. Includes another publisher's instruction booklet "The New Round Game. Tiddledy Winks" published by E. I Horsman, 80 & 82 William Street, New York. Booklet includes two illustrations. One illustration shows a Victorian family (parents, a son, and grandmother) playing tiddledy winks at a table in a fashionable parlor. Advertising text below the illustrations reads: No. 100 Fine Edition, with Bone cup, each $1.00/ 50. Standard "----" 50/ 25. Popular " - - - - " 25. The other illustration, an advertisement, shows a couple in evening attire playing "Hosman's Tiddledy Wink Tennis" in a Victorian parlor as they are watched by another couple in evening wear. Advertisement includes trade mark, patent, and copyright (copyrighted by E. I. Horsman Jr. 1890) and advertising text "For Sale by Booksellers, and Toy & Fancy Goods Dealers Everywhere. Ask for Circular." Date inferred from costume of illustrated figures on the box cover. Box adorned in paper illustrated with a floral pattern. Parlor game comprised of a box of nine compartments holding differently-colored winks (red, blue, green, ivory, and black) and squidgers (shooters); circular tabs numbered 1-15, a ceramic cup; and a glass cup. Tiddledywinks, later tiddlywinks, a game based on pieces being flicked into the air with the intent to land in a cup, was first patented in England in 1889 and in the United States in 1890. Predominantly an adult game in the early 1890s, the game became, by the end of the decade, more associated with children. 
 Extent:  77 items in 1 box : game pieces , box 15 x 16 cm (6 x 6.25 in.) + instruction booklet 
 Subjects:  Families | Games | Parlors | Play (Recreation) | Chromolithographs 1910-1920 | Game pieces 1910-1920 | Women

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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9Title:  Babies for throwing at. On beach, Jersey Wash Day, [Sea Girt, NJ]   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Glass negative showing a series of carts and stalls set up on the beach for Jersey Wash Day. One of the stalls holds miniature dolls. People converse in groups and walk among the vendors. Jersey Wash Day, also known as Salt Water Day or Ocean Day, was an annual event held the second Saturday of August near Wreck Pond in Sea Girt. Farmers living twenty to thirty miles from Sea Girt came to the sea to spend a day bathing and celebrating. The tradition, begun before 1853, stopped around the 1930s. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: glass negative; 4 x 5 in. 
 Subjects:  Beaches New Jersey Sea Girt | Play (Recreation) | Recreation New Jersey Sea Girt | Sea Girt (N.J.) | Glass negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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10Title:  [Interior of a playroom with Elliston P. Morris, Jr. on a rocking horse and Marriott C. Morris, Jr. seated on a chair]   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Glass negative showing a view of a child's playroom with Marriott C. Morris' sons Elliston Perot Morris Jr. riding a rocking horse and Marriott Canby Morris Jr. seated in a chair on the left. Another chair sits on the right and the walls are filled with pictures of animals. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: glass negative; 4 x 5 in. 
 Subjects:  Morris, Elliston Perot, Jr., 1899-1980 Portraits | Morris, Marriott Canby, Jr., 1900-1992 Portraits | Children | Play (Recreation) | Playrooms | Glass negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
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11Title:  Putting the shot, G[ermantown] B[oys] C[lub] playground   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative showing a group of men and boys gathered in a field at the Germantown Boys' Club around a rope strung across the center. Many of the boys wear suspenders and hats. Founded in 1887, the Boys’ Parlors Association of Germantown served as a safe space for neighborhood children whose parents worked longer hours in an industrializing city. The name changed in 1907 to the Germantown Boys’ Club after joining ranks with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Marriott Canby Morris served as the president of the club in the first decade of the 1900s. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 5.75 x 3.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Germantown Boys' Club (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) | Children | Fashion | Play (Recreation) | Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
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12Title:  Janet playing with sand box, S[ea] G[irt]   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative showing Marriott C. Morris' daughter Janet Morris as a young girl playing in the sand with a funnel on the beach at Sea Girt. She wears a white dress with ribbons in her hair. Another child, likely one of her brothers, is visible in the background. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 5.75 x 3.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Morris, Janet, 1907-2010 Portraits | Beaches New Jersey Sea Girt | Children | Fashion | Girls | Play (Recreation) | Sea Girt (N.J.) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
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13Title:  Janet playing with sand box, S[ea] G[irt]   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative showing Marriott C. Morris' daughter Janet Morris as a young girl playing in the sand with a funnel on the beach at Sea Girt. She wears a white dress, straw hat, and ribbons in her hair. Another child, likely one of her brothers, is visible in the background. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 5.75 x 3.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Morris, Janet, 1907-2010 Portraits | Beaches New Jersey Sea Girt | Children | Fashion | Girls | Play (Recreation) | Sea Girt (N.J.) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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14Title:  [Boy and girl with dog, Sea Girt]   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative showing a boy and a girl playing with a small, bicolor dog on the beach at Sea Girt. The boy wears a tie and short pants with long stockings. He holds a stick with a string attached to the end above the dog, who looks up at the boy expectantly. The girl reaches out for the string and wears a short white dress with a large bow in her hair. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 3 x 4.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Animals | Beaches New Jersey Sea Girt | Children | Dogs | Fashion | Girls | Pets | Play (Recreation) | Sea Girt (N.J.) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
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15Title:  [Climbing a tree], Boys Parlors Camp, Wildwood, NJ   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative showing a group of boys from the Boys' Parlors Association climbing a tree at Wildwood, N.J. An American flag flies off a makeshift flagpole in the background on the left. Founded in 1887, the Boys’ Parlors Association of Germantown served as a safe space for neighborhood children whose parents worked longer hours in an industrializing city. The name changed in 1907 to the Germantown Boys’ Club after joining ranks with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Marriott Canby Morris served as the president of the club in the first decade of the 1900s. Wildwood began developing as a coastal resort town in the 1890s, growing dramatically in popularity in the 1950s. The area was incorporated as a city in 1912. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 3 x 4 in. 
 Subjects:  Germantown Boys' Club (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) | Children | Fashion | Flags American | Play (Recreation) | Recreation New Jersey Wildwood | Trees | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
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16Title:  [Climbing a tree], Boys Parlors Camp, Wildwood, NJ   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative showing a group of boys from the Boys' Parlors Association climbing a tree at Wildwood, N.J. A man with a hammer stands under the tree nailing boards into the trunk. An American flag flies off a makeshift flagpole in the background on the left. Founded in 1887, the Boys’ Parlors Association of Germantown served as a safe space for neighborhood children whose parents worked longer hours in an industrializing city. The name changed in 1907 to the Germantown Boys’ Club after joining ranks with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Marriott Canby Morris served as the president of the club in the first decade of the 1900s. Wildwood began developing as a coastal resort town in the 1890s, growing dramatically in popularity in the 1950s. The area was incorporated as a city in 1912. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 3 x 4 in. 
 Subjects:  Germantown Boys' Club (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) | Children | Fashion | Flags American | Play (Recreation) | Recreation New Jersey Wildwood | Trees | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
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17Title:  [Janet Morris playing on a porch], Sea Girt, NJ   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  August & September, 1908. Film negative showing Marriott C. Morris' daughter Janet Morris as a baby playing with a toy wooden cart on a porch at Sea Girt. Two chairs stand on the porch behind Morris. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 3 x 4.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Morris, Janet, 1907-2010 Portraits | Children | Fashion | Girls | Play (Recreation) | Sea Girt (N.J.) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
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18Title:  [Janet Morris playing], Sea Girt, NJ   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  August & September, 1908. Film negative showing Marroitt C. Morris' daughter Janet Morris as a baby playing in a doorway. She is nude and sits on a blanket. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 3 x 4.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Morris, Janet, 1907-2010 Portraits | Children | Girls | Nudity | Play (Recreation) | Sea Girt (N.J.) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
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19Title:  [Janet Morris playing], Sea Girt, NJ   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  August & September, 1908. Film negative showing Marriott C. Morris' daughter Janet Morris as a child sitting in the nude on a blanket and playing with a basket. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 3 x 4.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Morris, Janet, 1907-2010 Portraits | Children | Girls | Nudity | Play (Recreation) | Sea Girt (N.J.) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
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20Title:  [Thomas C. Potts with Sarah Rhoads Potts over his shoulder] Sea Girt, NJ   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  August & September, 1908. Film negative showing Marriott C. Morris' brother-in-law Thomas C. Potts hoisting Morris' niece Sarah Rhoads Potts as a baby over his shoulder on a porch. The baby smiles and waves her arms. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 3 x 4.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Potts, Thomas C., 1871- Portraits | Benson, Sarah Rhoads Potts, 1907-1993 Portraits | Children | Girls | Play (Recreation) | Sea Girt (N.J.) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
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