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