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Historical Puzzle Box

Object Number: 
2000.364
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
each (puzzle): 13 x 18 in. (33 x 45.7 cm) Box (top): 13 1/8 x 18 1/2 in. (33.3 x 47 cm)
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box top: "HISTORICAL/ PUZZLE/ BOX/ MILTON BRADLEY CO., SPRINGFIELD, MASS."
Description: 
"Historical Puzzle Box" set of two thirty paper covered cardboard piece puzzles, one of a colonial drum and fyfe corp marching to battle and the other an image of a battle between red coated colonial British troops and a colonial Massachussetts regiment carrying pine tree flags with a harbor in the background; box top chromolithographed with the two puzzle images and an image of Washington crossing the Delaware divided by an American bald eagle pearch on a U.S. shield; box top inscribed, "HISTORICAL/ PUZZLE/ BOX/ MILTON BRADLEY CO., SPRINGFIELD, MASS."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group