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Aunt Louisa's Cube Puzzles: My Mother

Object Name: Puzzle blocks
Date: ca. 1888
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Medium: Wood, paper
Dimensions: Container (box): 2 5/8 × 9 7/8 × 11 5/8 in. (6.7 × 25.1 × 29.5 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: "Aunt Louisa's Cube Puzzles: My Mother" puzzle blocks in a wooden box with a sliding lid; chromolithographed image of a woman looking at a child in a bassinet; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "AUNT LOUISA'S CUBE PUZZLES/ MY MOTHER./ McLoughlin Bros., N.Y."; four chromolithographed images of the completed puzzles; wooden blocks covered in paper and chromolithographed with six images of a woman looking in a bassinette, a seated woman snugging an infant, a seated woman playing with a toddler, a woman comforting a injured girl, a woman dirrecting the study of three children and an old and a young woman strolling arm in arm.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.273
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Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "AUNT LOUISA'S CUBE PUZZLES/ MY MOTHER./ McLoughlin Bros., N.Y."