from the vault: the true provenance of mother goose

this is a copy of the title page of an 1833 volume of a mother goose publication that my boss at the Boston Public Library brought to my attention. take a close look. . . and then have a good chuckle.


Amanda, Curtis, Ellis, Hugh said...

That is so funny! Is it for real? It's a great look into popular culture of the time. Man.

christina q thomas said...

yeah, it's totally real.
lots of anti-mo stuff going on then.