Sand toy

Object Number: 
Z.256
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Cardboard, glass, paper, sand
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 15.9 x 11.4 x 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Sand toy composed of viewing box made of cardboard and paper with glass window containing movable paper cut-out of a female dancer in a red dress; sand-operated mechanism inside box makes the dancer move.
Gallery Label: 
The term "sand toy" is used in Toys in America by Inez and Marshall McClintock (See Publications). Problems with condition.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group