THE FLYING WONDER, A NOVEL REALISTIC SERIES OF SIX MOVING DESIGNS. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. LONDON. PARIS & NEW YORK. Each figure has a hinge with a front section that pulls out allowing the figures to stand independently. There is a wire that each one holds that has a flying movable object on the other end. There set is pictured and discussed on page 28 of the Whitton book. Victorian.
young girl in a white dress with a large blue ribbon sash at her waist, holds the string of a balloon while cats play on the ground at her feet, also comes with a greeting A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU