Friday, December 12, 2008

1957 Castle Keepsake

Disneyland Castle souvenir book cover 1956

In 1957, Disneyland guests could purchase a lavish full-color booklet as a souvenir of their visit to the Sleeping Beauty Castle walk-through dioramas.  Copies sold for a mere 25¢...

book cover art - full painting
The cover art is not a background painting seen in the final animated film, but a concept from the early stages of production.

Disneyland Castle Souvenir Book Centerfold, 1957
Inside, the book's panoramic centerfold spans four pages.

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