Wallis's Improved Dissected Map of Ireland

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Wood, paper
Overall: 2 1/4 x 8 x 6 1/8 in. ( 5.7 x 20.3 x 15.6 cm )
inscribed: on lid: "WALLIS'S/Improved/DISSECTED MAP/OF/IRELAND/Designed and Engraved from/the latest & best authorities/Published by E. Wallis 42 Skinner Street"
Jigsaw puzzle with map of Ireland, printed in black, with pink, blue, and green boundaries housed in wooden box with sliding lid; lid has lithograph of man playing harp and standing woman on either side of wall with inscription; paper label affixed to inside of box lists other educational games published by Wallis.
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According to accession records, this puzzle may have been brought from England by the family of Robert Mackie, the donor's grandfather, in 1849.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Catherine R. B. Mackie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group