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The Smashed Up Locomotive

Object Number: 
2000.390
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 2 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 21.6 x 17.1 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE SMASHED UP/ LOCOMOTIVE/ A MECHANICAL PUZZLE/ FOR BOYS./ MILTON BRADLEY/ & CO./ SPRINGFIELD, MASS."
Description: 
"The Smashed Up Locomotive" picture puzzle with sixty-nine paper covered cardboard pieces that make up an illustration of a train engine pulling a green open car; in a wooden box with an applied paper label with an image of an man an a box watching a sunset; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "THE SMASHED UP/ LOCOMOTIVE/ A MECHANICAL PUZZLE/ FOR BOYS./ MILTON BRADLEY/ & CO./ SPRINGFIELD, MASS."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group