Le Petit Architecte Parisien
Cardboard, wood, paper, gilding
box: 1 1/8 x 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 24.8 x 19 cm )
printed: in black on box lid: "LE PETIT ARCHITECTE PARISIEN" printed: in black on puzzle pieces: "ARC DE TRIOMPH [piece missing]"; "[piece missing] E DU CARROUSEL."
Jigsaw puzzle in cardboard box with lithographed cover illustration in various colors within cardboard frame, originally gilded; illustrations of Parisian landmarks such as the Arc de Triomphe and the cathedral of Notre Dame; inside box, flat surface (background) for completing puzzle, also within gilded frame, with lithographed illustration of blue sky and white clouds; numerous puzzle pieces may reconstruct individual landmarks with name printed underneath; pieces include fragments of street scenes with people and architectural details such as a rose window.
Gift of Miss Lucille de Luze Foley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.