Dissected Map of the United States

Object Number: 
2000.549
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 1/8 x 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 26 x 19 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "DISSECTED/ MAP/ OF THE/ UNITED STATES/ McLOUGHLIN, BROS., NEW YORK"
Description: 
"A Dissected Map of the United States" picture puzzle with 49 pieces (missing New Mexico) and a printed, folded illustration of the puzzle in a cardboard box; cover lithographed with an illustration in various colors of Liberty dressed in a blue gown with draped flags, laurel leaves, oak and acorn and a U.S. shield holding a sword in one hand a a golden ball in the other; box cover inscribed, "DISSECTED/ MAP/ OF THE/ UNITED STATES/ McLOUGHLIN, BROS., NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group