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Toy School Room

1949.763 (RS119873)

Description

Diorama-like school room; teacher stands on platform at a podium; 13 children seated on benches with desks; open box form with high sides; partial roof extending over front third; exterior decoupaged double-hung windows and door; front side folds down and befcomes floor area for desks; interior back and side walls covered in blue and white floral wallpaper with plaid border; lower walls covered in paper printed to look like paneling; side walls with double-hung paper windows; all figures carved in wood and covered with glass; painted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Associated Building
Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
découpage (image making technique)
glass (material)
paint by composition or origin
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Toy
Places
Europe
Descriptive terms
Carved
Childhood
childhood
Decoupage
découpage (image making technique)
Education
glass (material)
paint by composition or origin
Paper
paper (fiber product)
school buildings by function
toys (recreational artifacts)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 15 5/8 x 13 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.763
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
250684

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