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Wallis's Improved Dissected Map of Ireland

Wallis's Improved Dissected Map of Ireland
Title
Wallis's Improved Dissected Map of Ireland
Date 
1840-1860
Medium 
Wood, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 8 x 6 1/8 in. ( 5.7 x 20.3 x 15.6 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Catherine R. B. Mackie
Object Number 
1947.240c
Marks 
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"
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this puzzle may have been brought from England by the family of Robert Mackie, the donor's grandfather, in 1849.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group