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A New Dissected Map of the United States

Object Name: Puzzle box
Date: ca. 1887
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Medium: Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Container (box): 2 × 12 1/8 × 8 1/4 in. (5.1 × 30.8 × 21 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: Wooden box covered in blue paper with gold scrolled pattern; cardboard inside; cover illustration in various colors of woman seated on rock in pastoral setting, holding an open atlas on her lap; with representation of Native American standing next to her; woman dressed in white gown with blue drapery, other figure with feather headdress, bear claw necklace, and moccasins, holding bow; quiver of arrows lying on ground.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 1992.12.3
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