The Brownie's Picnic: A Picture Puzzle

Object Number: 
2000.247
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 12 3/8 x 10 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 31.4 x 27.3 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ BROWNIES'/ PICNIC/ A PICTURE PUZZLE/ COPYRIGHT/ 1894/PARKER/ BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS U.S.A."
Description: 
"The Brownie's Picnic: A Picture Puzzle" picture puzzle with thirty-two paper covered cardboard pieces with "Brownies" or elves picnicing, swinging in a swimming hole, climbing a tree, chasing each other and playing instruments on a bandstand; box cover chromolithographed with a "Brownie" in a top hat and tuxedo, a Brownie holding a loaf of bread, four Brownies arguing and a frame of Brownies chasing one another; box cover inscribed "THE/ BROWNIES'/ PICNIC/ A PICTURE PUZZLE/ COPYRIGHT/ 1894/PARKER/ BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS U.S.A."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group