The World's Educator
Cardboard, wood, paper
Overall: 1 3/4 x 15 3/4 x 7 in. ( 4.4 x 40 x 17.8 cm )
"The World's Educator" educational game in a flat rectagular box with top attached by brass hinges; wooden box covered in chromolithographed paper with floral and geometric decoration and a globe and a train in medallions; box cover printed, "50. DOLLARS WORTH OF/ INFORMATION./ LIGHT/ TO/ THE/ WORLD/ THE/ WORLD'S/ EDUCATOR/ ART/ AND/ SCIENCE/ MANUFACTURED/ by W. S. REED TOY CO./ LEOMINSTER, MASS/ USA"; box contains an instruction sheet, three advertising cards, card list, ten large game cards printed with numbers, letters, questions and answers and two rollers with numbers and letters on the edges.
The Liman Collection
lithographed: on the box top: "50. DOLLARS WORTH OF/ INFORMATION./ LIGHT/ TO/ THE/ WORLD/ THE/ WORLD'S/ EDUCATOR/ ART/ AND/ SCIENCE/ MANUFACTURED/ by W. S. REED TOY CO./ LEOMINSTER, MASS/ USA"
lithographed: on the interior of the box: "WIT. WISDOM & WONDER/ ART. SCIENCE & ASTRONOMY/ WORLD'S EDUCATOR/ IT ASKS AND ANWERS THE/ MOST DIFFICULT QUESTIONS/ EQUALLY INTERESTING FOR/ THE OLD AND YOUNG/ JOY AND FUN/ FOR EVERY ONE./ IT TEACHES/ ARTHMETIC, GEOGRAPHY/ KINDERGARTEN/ IMPORTANT EVENTS/ OF THE 19TH CENTURY/ CAN BE USED AND ENJOYED BY THE YOUNGEST/ CHILD & OLDEST PERSON./ REEDS PATENT."
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