The New Pretty Village Boathouse Set

Object Number: 
2000.440
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 )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE NEW/ PRETTY VILLAGE/ BOAT HOUSE SET./ COPYRIGHT/ 1897 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ 890 Broadway/ NEW YORK."
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group