McLoughlin Bros. A Frog He Would A Wooing Go Standing Mr. Frog Figure for Sale
McLoughlin Bros. A Frog He Would A Wooing Go Standing Mr. Frog Figure
This large 11 ½” H Mr. Frog standing figure is a very early American paper lithograph toy ca. 1897-1898 that was manufactured by McLoughlin Bros. of New York City, New York to accompany their nursery rhyme book “A Frog He Would A Wooing Go.”
Mr. Frog probably could be purchased as a set with other characters from the book to complete an alphabet set as the reverse side of Mr. Frog has part of the alphabet on it with examples of words beginning with those letters. Mr. Frog is in great all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch-ups.
A brief history of McLoughlin Brothers New York City, New York:
1850s – 1920
Specialty: Known early on for “revamping” popular European juvenile game, Mcloughlin also created such staples as “Pilgrims Progress”, “Fish Pond”, “Peter Coddle”, and “Jack Straws”. Lithograph paper-on-wood construction toys included the Palmer Cox Brownie series; also alphabet blocks and numerous educational toys.
1 in stock
|12 × 9 × 9 in