Book [In the Jungle]; Bancroft & Co Ltd; 1961; CT07.4733c


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Book [In the Jungle]


Bancroft & Co Ltd

Maker Role


About this object

Book; 'In the Jungle'. Published in 1961 by Bancroft & Co Ltd. The thin, cardboard cover features a coloured illustration of two boys riding an elephant. Inside the back cover is a section which folds out to an elaborate pop-up jungle scene.

Originally purchased at Winnie Forsyth's. Winnie Forsyth's was a small shop in Owaka, noted for fancy goods, stationery and a lending library. It was in the front room of Winnie's home (late 1940s to 1970s). Stock was mainly ceramics, ornaments, gift items and magazines. Today the building no longer contains a shop.

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper
processed material, paper, cardboard.


l 325mm x w 230mm

Date Made


Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London

Subject and Association Keywords

the family. marriage. women, children. child development

Subject and Association Keywords

commerce, business, retail trade

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