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The Village Scroll Game

Object Number: 
2000.648
Date: 
ca. 1875
Medium: 
Wood, paper, cardboard, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 22.2 x 14.6 cm )
Description: 
Cardboard box with window cut in top to reveal a series of views that are printed on a long strip of paper housed on two spools and rotated with cranks; views are polychrome representations of life in an village; the top of the box around the window is printed with images of a village; sheet of tiny admission tickets accompany the panorama.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group