Crandall's Masquerade Blocks

Object Number: 
2000.282
Date: 
ca. 1875
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 22.2 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "CRANDALL/ Masquerade/ BLOCKS."
Inscriptions: 

in pencil: underside of cover: "Bertha E [Dattle?]/ Bo[ne?]ns H[ll?]/ January 20th 1878

Description: 
Puzzle consisting of eight wooden blocks with segments of colored lithograph glued to all six faces; object of puzzle is to match top and bottom halves of figures and faces; in wooden box with sliding lid; box cover printed, "CRANDALL/ Masquerade/ BLOCKS."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group