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Clemen's Silent Teacher: Dissected Map of the U.S., State of New York

Object Name: Map puzzle
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Wood, paper
Dimensions: Overall (puzzle completed): 11 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. (28.6 x 47 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: "Clemen's Silent Teacher: Dissected Map of the U.S., State of New York" two-sided picture puzzle with an image of the State of New York on one side broken into counties and the other an advertisment for White Sewing Machines with a personifaction of Liberty holding a laurel wreath in an outstretched and pointing to a "White" sewing maching in a medallion above male personifications of Industry leaning on an anvil and Invention holding a book and a scroll and surrounded by lab equipment, paint supplies and more books with an image of a sewing machine between them; reverse of the puzzle inscribed, "WHITE/ THE BEST IN THE WORLD/ SEWING/ MACHINE/ THE WHITE/ SIMPLICITY, UNSURPASSED/ MANUFACTURED BY THE/ WHITE SEWING MACHINE CO./ CLEVELAND O./ W. J. MORGAN & CO. LITH. CLEVELAND, O."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.256
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Marks: lithographed: on the reverse of the puzzle: "WHITE/ THE BEST IN THE WORLD/ SEWING/ MACHINE/ THE WHITE/ SIMPLICITY, UNSURPASSED/ MANUFACTURED BY THE/ WHITE SEWING MACHINE CO./ CLEVELAND O./ W. J. MORGAN & CO. LITH. CLEVELAND, O."