Mary Poppins Treasures From The D23 Expo, part 2

I attended the 2013 D23 Expo in Anaheim and was totally in awe of everything that I saw. One exhibit in particular just blew my socks off. The exhibit was the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives featuring Mary Poppins. I spent at least an hour looking at the exhibit and reading every title card and explanation about the item. I am pretty sure I took a picture of everything in the exhibit. Unfortunately flash photography was not allowed in the exhibit and it was crowded so some of my pictures are not the best BUT they are still cool.

This is part 2 in my blog series of the Mary Poppins Treasures from the Walt Disney Archives.  You can view part 1 as well where I posted about many of the treasures such as the shooting script, movie premiere items and a letter from P.L. Travers to Walt Disney.

Items from the nursery included the Jack in the Box and the alphabet blocks that spelled out Mary Poppins.

Mary Poppins Alphabet Blocks Title Card

Mary Poppins Jack in the Box 3

Mary Poppins Jack in the Box 2

Mary Poppins Jack in the Box from the Bank's Nursery

Mary Poppins Alphabet Nursery Blocks

One of the major highlights was was seeing Bert and Mary’s horses from the Jolly Holiday sequence. Mary’s horse has been restored, but Bert’s horse has not.

Mary Poppins Horse Title Card

Mary Poppins Horse

Mary Poppins Horse 2

Mary Poppins Berts Horse Title Card

Mary Poppins Berts Horse

Mary Poppins Jolly Holiday Horse Sequence Production Photo

Mary Poppins carpet bag.

Mary Poppins Carpet Bag

Mary Poppins Carpet Bag Closeup

You can view these Disney treasures (and more) for your self at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, IL through May 4, 2014. For more information see their web page at –

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Dawn is a social influencer and has been writing about her nerdy side since 2004. She enjoys writing about Entertainment, Travel, Disney, Star Wars and life with two little girls. Her advice is to keep on dreaming, do what you love and life will lead you a path to your happiness. Dawn also writes for 5 Minutes for Mom.


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