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The Model Ship Puzzle

Object Number: 
2000.253
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 2 1/4 x 8 5/8 x 6 5/8 in. ( 5.7 x 21.9 x 16.8 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE MODEL SHIP/ PUZZLE/ PUBLISHED BY MILTON BRADLEY"
Description: 
"The Model Ship Puzzle" in a rectangular wooden box with sliding lid, with cover illustration of a ship with torn sails and broken masts foundering on rocks in rough sea against stormy sky; figures running around deck and figures in sea, clinging to rock, spar, one figure with head above water; box contains jigsaw puzzle with discs with terms inserted into puzzle (55 pieces, 53 discs); completed puzzle shows whole ship on wavy sea, with lighthouse ahead and buoy in front; box also contains paper printed with key to terms; box cover lithographed. "THE MODEL SHIP/ PUZZLE/ PUBLISHED BY MILTON BRADLEY".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group