Uncle Sam Scroll Game

Title:
Uncle Sam Scroll Game
Date: 
ca. 1888
Medium: 
Wood, glass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 13 3/8 in. ( 4.4 x 31.8 x 34 cm )
Description: 
Panorama in a wooden box with glass top revealing chromolithographed views on a long strip of paper housed on two spools and rotated with cranks; the paper has been dislodged from one of the spools making it impossible to see almost all of the views of Yankee Doodle; chromolithographed image of Yankee Doodle in a white top hat, blue coat with stars and red and white striped pants riding a horse visible; the sides of the box are covered with brown paper.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
2000.288
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group