The Brownie's Scroll Puzzles: Skating and Snowballing

Object Number: 
2000.248
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 7/8 x 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. ( 4.8 x 33.7 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ BROWNIE/ SCROLL PUZZLES./ SKATING &/ SNOWBALLING/ MANUFACTURED BY/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW-YORK/ COPYRIGHTED/ 1891 by/ PALMER COX."
Description: 
"The Brownie's Scroll Puzzles: Skating and Snowballing" set of two twenty-four paper covered cardboard piece picture puzzles with Palmer Cox's "Brownies" or elves in each; puzzles titled "Snowballing", Brownies having a snowball fight in a park and "Skating" with brownies skating on a pond with one who has fallen through the ice and a building in the background flying a New York City parks' flag; box cover lithographed with half of each puzzle divided by a blue banner; box cover inscribed "THE/ BROWNIE/ SCROLL PUZZLES./ SKATING &/ SNOWBALLING/ MANUFACTURED BY/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW-YORK/ COPYRIGHTED/ 1891 by/ PALMER COX."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group