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A Peep at the Circus

A Peep at the Circus
Title
A Peep at the Circus
Date 
1887
Medium 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
box: 2 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 26 x 31.1 cm )
Description 
"A Peep at the Circus" set of two eighteen paper covered cardboard picture puzzles, one of a clown dressed in a red and white stiped and blue and white star suit with a conical hat having tea at a table with an elephant, the other is of a horse trainer and two horses in a paper covered wood and cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with the elphant puzzle image and the inscription, "A PEEP/ At THE/ CIRCUS PICTURE/ PUZZLE/ [DISSECTED]/ COPYRIGHTED 1887 BY McLOUGHLIN BRO'S NEW-YORK".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.246
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "A PEEP/ At THE/ CIRCUS PICTURE/ PUZZLE/ [DISSECTED]/ COPYRIGHTED 1887 BY McLOUGHLIN BRO'S NEW-YORK"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group