The White Squadron Picture Puzzle: U.S. Cruiser No. 12 "Pirate"

Object Number: 
2000.293
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 5/8 x 12 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. ( 4.1 x 32.4 x 24.4 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ WHITE SQUADRON/ PICTURE PUZZLES./ U. S. CRUISER No. 12, "PIRATE"/ Copyrighted/ 1892/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW YORK".
Description: 
"The White Squadron Picture Puzzle: U.S. Cruiser No. 12 "Pirate"" picture puzzle with forty paper covered cardboard pieces depicting the steam cruiser "Pirate" with three smokestacks at sea; box cover chromolithographed with the identical image and the inscription, "THE/ WHITE SQUADRON/ PICTURE PUZZLES./ U. S. CRUISER No. 12, "PIRATE"/ Copyrighted/ 1892/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group