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Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son

Object Number: 
2000.409
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 11 x 7 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 27.9 x 19 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "TOM,/ TOM, the PIPER'S SON/ STOLE A PIG/ AND AWAY HE RUN/ PARKER BROTHERS,/ SALEM MASS USA"
Description: 
"Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son" with four wooden playing pieces, a wooden die and a cardboard board in a paper covered carboard box; box cover illustrated with "Tom" running with a pig under his arm and being chased by a butcher and a group of men; box cover inscribed, "TOM,/ TOM, the PIPER'S SON/ STOLE A PIG/ AND AWAY HE RUN/ PARKER BROTHERS,/ SALEM MASS USA"; board printed with a multi colored winding path starting at the butcher's shop and ending at Tom's house.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group