Jigsaw puzzle

Object Number: 
1957.12a-zzzzzz
Date: 
1950-1960
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
overall: 1 3/8 x 12 x 6 in.
Marks: 
printed: in gold on cover: "Jig-Saw Puzzle"; "CUNARD FLEET"; "SIZE 19 1/2 x 8"; "CHAD VALLEY"; "MADE IN ENGLAND"
Description: 
Wooden jigsaw puzzle with color printed paper view of 22 ocean liners housed in red box with same view printed on lid; paper label affixed to inside of lid gives names of ships depicted.
Gallery Label: 
Form letter inside box wishes puzzle doers "a pleasant period of relaxation." Puzzles like this one may have been distributed by the Cunard Line as promotional advertisements for their ships.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Cunard Steamship Company
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group