Mother Goose Picture Puzzle

Object Number: 
2000.406
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 10 5/8 in. ( 2.2 x 20 x 27 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "MOTHER/ GOOSE/ PICTURE PUZZLE/ Parker Brothers,/ Salem Mass., U.S.A./ MADE IN SALEM, MASS. USA"
Description: 
"Mother Goose Picture Puzzle" two fifteen piece paper covered cardboard picture puzzles one chromolithographed with an image of a woman inside a pumpkin with her head and limbs poking out, a man in a top hat and thigh high gaiters is seated atop the pumpkin and the other with an image of Jack Sprat and his wife at a dinner table; box cover chromolithographed with the pumpkin image; box cover inscribed, "MOTHER/ GOOSE/ PICTURE PUZZLE/ Parker Brothers,/ Salem Mass., U.S.A./ MADE IN SALEM, MASS. USA".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group