Wood, cardboard, paper
box: 2 1/8 x 12 x 8 7/8 in. ( 5.4 x 30.5 x 22.5 cm )
Wooden box covered in dark blue paper, with cover illustration of completed puzzle in various colors of side-wheel steamer "PILGRIM" with three decks and two smokestacks passing under finely detailed bridge (probably Brooklyn Bridge); tugboat to right and another side-wheel steamer to left; decks crowded with figures, some colorfully dressed; 68 large puzzle pieces.
The Liman Collection
lithographed: on cover, top: "PICTURE PUZZLE"
lithographed: on cover, bottom: "MCLOUGHLIN BRO'S NEW-YORK."
lithographed: on paddlewheel and front of boat: "PILGRIM"
lithographed: on banner above smokestacks: "FALL R[IVER] LINE"
written: on tag attached to inside of box: "291/9"
written: on Sotheby's sticker affixed to bottom of box: "8194716/239/8"
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