The New Pretty Village Boathouse Set

The New Pretty Village Boathouse Set
Title
The New Pretty Village Boathouse Set
Date 
1897
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, metal
Dimensions 
box: 7/8 x 8 1/4 x 12 in. ( 2.2 x 21 x 30.5 cm )
Description 
Miniature cardboard village in a box with one complete house, six houses missing roofs, two tin stands in a paper envelope and eight paper figures, trees, and accessories; box cover lithographed with an image of a boy and girl playing with a village set on a large table while a mother holding an infant looks on; box inscribed, "THE NEW/ PRETTY VILLAGE/ BOAT HOUSE SET./ COPYRIGHT/ 1897 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ 890 Broadway/ NEW YORK."
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.440
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE NEW/ PRETTY VILLAGE/ BOAT HOUSE SET./ COPYRIGHT/ 1897 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ 890 Broadway/ NEW YORK."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group