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United States of America

Object Number: 
1947.240b
Date: 
1848-60
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 8 x 6 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 20.3 x 15.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on lid: "UNITED STATES/OF/AMERICA" printed: on map: "THE/UNITED STATES/The Relative Position of/THE OREGON & TEXAS/And/CALIFORNIA." printed: on map: Place names
Description: 
Jigsaw puzzle of map of the United States; lid decorated with lithograph with title; eagle, flag, train, and 3 male figures, and colored with red and blue; puzzle is printed in black and colored with red, blue, and yellow.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this puzzle may have been brought from England by the family of Robert Mackie, the donor's grandfather, in 1849.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Catherine R. B. Mackie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group