Map of the United States Puzzle: Each State Cut Separate

Object Number: 
2000.550
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 3/8 x 14 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. ( 3.5 x 36.8 x 23.5 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "MAP OF THE/ UNITED/ STATES/ EACH/ STATE CUT/ SEPARATE/ PUZZLE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS, NEW YORK"
Description: 
"Map of the United States Puzzle: Each State Cut Separate" picture puzzle with 52 pieces (missing Maine, Georgia, Arkansas, Minnesota and a piece of the Gulf of Mexico) and a printed, folded illustration of the puzzle in a cardboard box; cover lithographed with an illustration in various colors of Liberty dressed in a blue gown with draped flags, laurel leaves, oak and acorn and a U.S. shield holding a sword in one hand a a golden ball in the other; box cover inscribed, "MAP OF THE/ UNITED/ STATES/ EACH/ STATE CUT/ SEPARATE/ PUZZLE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS, NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group