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Sliced Animals Improved or Spelling Made Easy

Object Number: 
2000.427
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 1/2 x 9 x 7 7/8 in. ( 3.8 x 22.9 x 20 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "SLICED ANIMALS IMPROVED/ OR SPELLING MADE EASY./ PUBLISHED BY SLCHOW & RIGHTER, NEW YORK."
Description: 
"Sliced Animals Improved or Spelling Made Easy" puzzle in a paper covered cardboard box, with cover illustration of five children playing "Sliced Animals"; box cover inscribed, "SLICED ANIMALS IMPROVED/ OR SPELLING MADE EASY./ PUBLISHED BY SLCHOW & RIGHTER, NEW YORK."; seventy strips of cardboard forming sixteen different pictures of animals such as a horse and a zebra, with each letter of the complete word printed on each strip; the object of the game is to match the pictures together by calling upon players for strips; interior of the box cover printed with each image.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group