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Natural History Jingles

Object Name: Picture puzzles (14)
Date: 1880
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Medium: Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Container (box): 1 1/8 × 9 1/4 × 7 1/4 in. (2.9 × 23.5 × 18.4 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: "Natural History Jingles" fifteen picture puzzles in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover illustrated with medallion portraits of a lion, a bird and a butterfly; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "NATURAL HISTORY/ JINGLES WHEN ARRANGED LIKE THESE/ IN THEIR NATURE CAN BUT PLEASE;/ NONE WHO PURCHASE THEM WILL MEET/ GAME OR PUZZLE MORE COMPLETE;/ LET THE RHYMES BE PLACED AMONG/ EASY LESSONS FOR THE YOUNG;/ SOME MAY WELL BE LEARNED AND SUNG./ LYMAN/ & CURTISS/ NEW-YORK/ COPYRIGHT, 1880, BY SEYMOUR LYMAN./ PAT. APPLIED FOR"; sixty-six rectangular cardboard strips making fifteen puzzles with animal representations such as a lion, wolf and parrot.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.418
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Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "NATURAL HISTORY/ JINGLES WHEN ARRANGED LIKE THESE/ IN THEIR NATURE CAN BUT PLEASE;/ NONE WHO PURCHASE THEM WILL MEET/ GAME OR PUZZLE MORE COMPLETE;/ LET THE RHYMES BE PLACED AMONG/ EASY LESSONS FOR THE YOUNG;/ SOME MAY WELL BE LEARNED AND SUNG./ LYMAN/ & CURTISS/ NEW-YORK/ COPYRIGHT, 1880, BY SEYMOUR LYMAN./ PAT. APPLIED FOR"