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Six Puzzle Pictures: Dame Trott and Her Cat

Object Name: Picture puzzles
Date: ca. 1880
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Medium: Wood, paper
Dimensions: Container (box): 2 1/2 × 7 5/8 × 10 3/4 in. (6.4 × 19.4 × 27.3 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: "Six Puzzle Pictures: Dame Trott and Her Cat" in a wooden box with a sliding lid; lid chromolithographed with an image of Dame Trott with a basket and an umbrella in one arm and a cat in the other; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "Six Puzzle Pictures/ DAME TROTT AND HER CAT/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S N.Y"; six twenty piece puzzles with applied chromolithographed images of "Dame Trott Buys the Cat" the box cover image, the cat serving Dame Trott a fish titled "Puss Brings a Fish", the cat pouring a cup of tea a a green clothed table titled, "Puss Making Tea", the cat and dog dancing with dame Trott in the background titled "The Dancing Lesson", the cat dressed in a blue jacket and red skirt looking at a seated dog titled, "Puss in Full Dress" and an image of Dame Trott greeting the dog which jumps to her waist with the dressed cat tumbling to the ground titled, "The End of the Ride"; image of each of the puzzles chromolithographed on sheets of paper with the nursery rhyme "Dame Trott and her Cat" printed on the underside.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.231
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Marks: lithographed: on the lid: "Six Puzzle Pictures/ DAME TROTT AND HER CAT/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S N.Y"