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Clemen's Silent Teacher: Dissected Map of the U.S., State of New York

Object Number: 
2000.256
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall (puzzle completed): 11 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. (28.6 x 47 cm)
Marks: 
lithographed: on the reverse of the puzzle: "WHITE/ THE BEST IN THE WORLD/ SEWING/ MACHINE/ THE WHITE/ SIMPLICITY, UNSURPASSED/ MANUFACTURED BY THE/ WHITE SEWING MACHINE CO./ CLEVELAND O./ W. J. MORGAN & CO. LITH. CLEVELAND, O."
Description: 
"Clemen's Silent Teacher: Dissected Map of the U.S., State of New York" two-sided picture puzzle with an image of the State of New York on one side broken into counties and the other an advertisment for White Sewing Machines with a personifaction of Liberty holding a laurel wreath in an outstretched and pointing to a "White" sewing maching in a medallion above male personifications of Industry leaning on an anvil and Invention holding a book and a scroll and surrounded by lab equipment, paint supplies and more books with an image of a sewing machine between them; reverse of the puzzle inscribed, "WHITE/ THE BEST IN THE WORLD/ SEWING/ MACHINE/ THE WHITE/ SIMPLICITY, UNSURPASSED/ MANUFACTURED BY THE/ WHITE SEWING MACHINE CO./ CLEVELAND O./ W. J. MORGAN & CO. LITH. CLEVELAND, O."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group