Young Folk's Cube Puzzle: Little Bo Peep

Object Number: 
2000.224
Date: 
ca. 1875
Medium: 
Wood, paper, cardboard
Dimensions: 
Container (box): 2 × 6 1/8 × 7 3/4 in. (5.1 × 15.6 × 19.7 cm)
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "YOUNG FOLK'S CUBE PUZZLE/ LITTLE BO PEEP"
Description: 
"Young Folk's Cube Puzzle: Little Bo Peep" with twelve cube puzzle blocks in a paper covered cardboard and wooden box; chromolithographed image on the box cover of a caricature of a young man and woman courting with an old woman in the background looking on; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "YOUNG FOLK'S CUBE PUZZLE/ LITTLE BO PEEP"; images on the blocks include the image on the box cover of "Little Bo-Peep and the Old Woman's Shy Son", "Little Bo-Peep", "Little Bo-Peep Meets a Raven", "Little Bo-Peep Dreaming", "Bo-Peep restoring the Form of the Princess" and "Elves with Bo-Peep's Sheep".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group