Natural History Jingles

Object Number: 
2000.418
Date: 
1880
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 1/8 x 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 23.5 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "NATURAL HISTORY/ JINGLES WHEN ARRANGED LIKE THESE/ IN THEIR NATURE CAN BUT PLEASE;/ NONE WHO PURCHASE THEM WILL MEET/ GAME OR PUZZLE MORE COMPLETE;/ LET THE RHYMES BE PLACED AMONG/ EASY LESSONS FOR THE YOUNG;/ SOME MAY WE
Description: 
"Natural History Jingles" fifteen picture puzzles in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover illustrated with medallion portraits of a lion, a bird and a butterfly; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "NATURAL HISTORY/ JINGLES WHEN ARRANGED LIKE THESE/ IN THEIR NATURE CAN BUT PLEASE;/ NONE WHO PURCHASE THEM WILL MEET/ GAME OR PUZZLE MORE COMPLETE;/ LET THE RHYMES BE PLACED AMONG/ EASY LESSONS FOR THE YOUNG;/ SOME MAY WELL BE LEARNED AND SUNG./ LYMAN/ & CURTISS/ NEW-YORK/ COPYRIGHT, 1880, BY SEYMOUR LYMAN./ PAT. APPLIED FOR"; sixty-six rectangular cardboard strips making fifteen puzzles with animal representations such as a lion, wolf and parrot.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group