Sliced Objects

Object Number: 
2000.425
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 9 1/8 x 8 1/8 in. ( 3.8 x 23.2 x 20.6 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "SLICED OBJECTS/ PUBLISHED BY E. G. SELCHOW & CO. NEW YORK."
Description: 
"Sliced Objects" puzzle in a paper covered cardboard box, with cover illustration of eight personified frogs playing "Sliced Objects"; box cover inscribed, "SLICED OBJECTS/ PUBLISHED BY E. G. SELCHOW & CO. NEW YORK."; sixty-five strips of cardboard forming twelve different pictures of objects such as a fire engine and a house, with each letter of the complete word printed on each strip, many of the objects such as the bridge are New York City landmarks including High Bridge, Croton Dame, Stevens House, etc.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group