The Topsys & Turvys of Peter Newell

Upside Down 7 June 2012 0 Comments

Horseman by Peter Newell

In 1893, American illustrator Peter Newell released a novelty children’s book titled Topsys and Turvys.  This book, and the follow-up volume Topsys and Turvys – Number 2 released in 1894, featured pictures and rhymes that could be viewed and read both right side up and upside down.   An enchanting transformation occurs when any page of […]