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Puzzle

Object Number: 
2002.1.2120
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
7 1/4 x 5 x 1 in.
Description: 
A two-sided cardboard jigsaw puzzle with advertisments for Hood's Sarsaparilla on both sides, still in its original red box. The cover has white paper label printed in blue with the two scenes of the puzzle, one of a man leaving a large factory building driving a horse-drawn Hood's delivery carriage. The second scene is of a man and woman watching Hood's hot air balloons near a barn marked with a Hood's Sarsaparilla advertisment. One side of the puzzle is in color, and the other is monochrome blue on white. The cover reads, in part, Hood's Rainy Day and Balloon Puzzles/ These Puzzles are issued for the patrons of Hood's Sarsaparilla and Can Be Obtained only by sending to us three of the trade-marks printed upon the buff wrappers of Hood's Sarsaparilla."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group