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Crandall's Great Acrobats

Object Number: 
2000.279
Date: 
ca. 1875
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 10 x 6 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 25.4 x 15.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on the lid:CRANDALL'S BUILDING BLOCKS./ CRANDALL'S GREAT SHOW./ THE ACROBATS./ Full of Fun and Frolic, and Most Brilliant in Costume./ Will exhibit at the house of purchase Afternoon and Evening./ NO POSTPONEMENT ON ACCOUNT OF WEATHER./ MATINEE E
Description: 
"Crandall's Great Acrobats" with four wooden and lithographed paper figures with tongue and groove connecting body parts and four tongue and groove connecting pieces and bases; all in a wooden box with a sliding lid; paper label applied to lid inscribed, "CRANDALL'S BUILDING BLOCKS./ CRANDALL'S GREAT SHOW./ THE ACROBATS./ Full of Fun and Frolic, and Most Brilliant in Costume./ Will exhibit at the house of purchase Afternoon and Evening./ NO POSTPONEMENT ON ACCOUNT OF WEATHER./ MATINEE EVERY MORNING./ Admission Free, Children half-price./ PATENTED FEBRUARY 5th 1867."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group