The New Pretty Village Church Set

Object Number: 
2000.232
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, tin
Dimensions: 
box: 1 x 12 x 8 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 30.5 x 21.6 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE NEW/ PRETTY VILLAGE/ CHURCH SET/ COPYRIGHT/ 1897 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK."
Description: 
Miniature cardboard village in a box with a foldout town map, four complete buildings including the church, the greenhouse and two homes, ten tin stands and ten paper figures, trees, fences and accessories; box cover lithographed with an image of a boy and girl playing with a village set on a large table while a mother holding an infant looks on; box inscribed, "THE NEW/ PRETTY VILLAGE/ CHURCH SET/ COPYRIGHT/ 1897 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group