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Picture puzzle

Object Number: 
2000.508
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 5 1/8 x 7 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 13 x 19 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "HOOD'S Rainy Day/ and Balloon PUZZLES/ These Puzzles are issued for the patrons of Hood's Sarsaparilla and Can/ be Obtained only by sending to us three of the trade-marks printed/ upon the buff wrappers of Hood's Sarsapar
Description: 
"Hood's Rainy Day and Balloon Puzzles" picture puzzle with 34 pieces in a paper covered cardboard box; includes a chromolithographed puzzle of a man driving a "Hood Sarsaparilla" carriage wih two horses in front of the Hood factory with a man holding an umbrella in the foreground and "Hood's Balloon Puzzle" of a family of four looking at a hot air balloon in the background floating over a barn covered in Hood slogans; box cover lithographed with images of the two puzzles and inscribed, "HOOD'S Rainy Day/ and Balloon PUZZLES/ These Puzzles are issued for the patrons of Hood's Sarsaparilla and Can/ be Obtained only by sending to us three of the trade-marks printed/ upon the buff wrappers of Hood's Sarsaparilla./ SPECIAL-Hood's Rainy Day and Balloon Puzzles are copyrighted and any/ infringement upon them will be prosecuted./ C.I. HOOD & CO., Lowell, Mass."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group