Instantaneous Transformation Picture: Landscape of Ancient Rhymes

Object Number: 
2000.316
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 15 x 10 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 38.1 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "INSTANTANEOUS TRANSFORMATION PICTURE./ LANDSCAPE OF ANCIENT RHYMES./ INVENTED AND DRAWN BY WALTER STANDERS/ PUBLISHED BY C. C. SHEPHERD NEW YORK"
Description: 
"Instantaneous Transformation Picture: Landscape of Ancient Rhymes" picture puzzle with thirteen rectanglular paper covered cardboard strips that show a path and landscape between two houses with representations of seven nursery rhymes including Humpty Dumpty, The Old Woman Under the Hill, Tom the Piper's Son, Litle Boy Blue, Bow-Wow-Wow, Hush-a-Bye Baby, and Old Father Gray Beard; box cover shows the same landscape as the puzzle with the nursery rhymes in medallions; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "INSTANTANEOUS TRANSFORMATION PICTURE./ LANDSCAPE OF ANCIENT RHYMES./ INVENTED AND DRAWN BY WALTER STANDERS/ PUBLISHED BY C. C. SHEPHERD NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group