Jigsaw puzzle ; John Betts; ca 1845 to 1862; KMBS 1006.1

Name/Title

Jigsaw puzzle

About this object

Children's wooden jigsaw puzzle with 37 painted pieces depicting a fable. Stored in wooden sliding lid box with a buck painted on the cover. Folded picture guide inside box.

Maker

John Betts

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

ca 1845 to 1862

Place Made

115 Strand, London, England

Medium and Materials

Wood
Paper

Inscription and Marks

Printed on sliding lid: "JOHN BETTS / 115 STRAND / INSTRUCTIVE / FABLES"

Handwritten on base of box: "Edith Mary Lister / 1862 / Brought with her own / money"

Measurements

Box H x W x D - 210 x 165 x 40 mm
Puzzle guide fold out H x W - 290 x 380 mm

Object Type

Jigsaw puzzles

Object number

KMBS 1006.1

Copyright Licence  

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