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Columbus Scroll Puzzles

Object Name: Picture puzzle
Date: 1893
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Medium: Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Container (box): 1 3/4 × 10 3/4 × 13 1/4 in. (4.4 × 27.3 × 33.7 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: "Columbus Scroll Puzzles" paper covered carboard picture puzzle in a paper covered carboard and wood box; both the box cover and twenty-four piece puzzle are chromolithographed with an image of the "RECEPTION OF COLUMBUS BY FERDINAND AND ISABELLA" with Columbus on his knee bowing to the king and queen, surrounded by courtiers; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "1492/ COLUMBUS/ 1492/ SCROLL PUZZLE/ Copyright 1893 by McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.245
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Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "1492/ COLUMBUS/ 1492/ SCROLL PUZZLE/ Copyright 1893 by McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK." lithographed: on the base of the puzzle: "RECEPTION OF COLUMBUS BY FERDINAND AND ISABELLA"