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The North Atlantic Squadron Picture Puzzle

Object Number: 
2000.292
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 3/4 x 19 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 48.9 x 22.2 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the puzzle: "NORTH ATLANTIC FLEET/ PURITAIN/ TERROR/ AMPHITRITE/ INDIANA/ NEWPORT/ IOWA/ HELENA/ CINCINNATI/ DETROIT/ NASHVILLE/ WILMINGTON/ CASTINE/ CUSHING/ WINSLOW/ ERICSSON/ DUPONT/ PORTER/ FOOTE./ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY F. D. MAHER/ ADMIR
Description: 
"The North Atlantic Squadron Picture Puzzle" picture puzzle with fifty paper covered cardboard pieces of the American North Atlantic Fleet with eighteen steam ships at sail on the ocean; puzzle inscribed, "NORTH ATLANTIC FLEET/ PURITAIN/ TERROR/ AMPHITRITE/ INDIANA/ NEWPORT/ IOWA/ HELENA/ CINCINNATI/ DETROIT/ NASHVILLE/ WILMINGTON/ CASTINE/ CUSHING/ WINSLOW/ ERICSSON/ DUPONT/ PORTER/ FOOTE./ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY F. D. MAHER/ ADMIRAL SAMPSON"; box cover has the identical image on it and the inscription, "THE/ NORTH ATLANTIC SQUADRON/ PICTURE PUZZLE./ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK/ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY F. D. MAHER".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group