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British Soldiers Past and Present

Object Number: 
2000.297
Date: 
ca. 1894
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 2 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 33.7 x 28.6 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "BRITISH SOLDIERS/ PAST AND PRESENT/ THEIR DRESS/ AND EQUIPMENT/ FROM 1660/ TO/ DATE/ BY R SIMPKIN/ 1660/ 1750/ 1815/ 1894/ LONDON --FREDERICK WARNE & CO --and NEW YORK"
Description: 
"British Soldiers Past and Present" eight partial picture puzzles of British Soldiers dressed in costumes of eight periods; booklet with completed puzzle pictures and images of individual soldiers and weapons of these periods; box cover and booklet printed with images of four soldiers dressed in costumes fromm 1660, 1750, 1815 and 1894 and the inscription, "BRITISH SOLDIERS/ PAST AND PRESENT/ THEIR DRESS/ AND EQUIPMENT/ FROM 1660/ TO/ DATE/ BY R SIMPKIN/ 1660/ 1750/ 1815/ 1894/ LONDON --FREDERICK WARNE & CO --and NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group