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100 Soldiers on Parade

Object Name: Paper soldiers
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: Each (figure): 6 in. × 2 in. × 3/4 in. (15.2 × 5.1 × 1.9 cm) Container (box): 1 1/2 × 12 5/8 × 21 3/4 in. (3.8 × 32.1 × 55.2 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: "100 Soldiers on Parade" paper soldier set in a box with fifty paper soldiers including: Rough Riders with blanket rolls, British grenadiers with bear-skin hats, early West Point cadets, Scottish Highlanders in kilts with rifles, American foot soldiers from the Revolutionary War, and French Zouaves; each figure nailed to wooden stands; box cover lithographed with four rows of marching solders and inscribed, "100/ SOLDIERS/ ON/ PARADE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS/ New York."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.481
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Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "100/ SOLDIERS/ ON/ PARADE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS/ New York"