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1977.625 (RS116946)

Description

Box: Plain rectangular wooden slide top box; lid with octagonal paper label with print of bird on branch painted with colored varnishes (flaking off) in red, yellow and green. Contents: Folded sheet labelled "Advertisement" with directions to the game, two small books with hard covers. Part I of description: "The Mother's Remarks on A SET OF CUTS FOR CHILDREN" Published... Part II: "Two or More Sylllables" A single paper bound volume entitled "A DICTIONARY OR INDEX TO A SET OF CUTS FOR CHILDREN."

Details

Maker
Johnson, J. (Publisher)
Riso, W. (Engraver)
Manning, T.S. (Printer)
Rakestraw, J. (Printer)
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
Box: label inscribed ""DOUCEURS,"" Engraver, ""W. Riso"" at lower right. Interior lined with red paper and inscribed in ink, ""Mary Barrell, York, presen[ted] by her uncle George G. Barrell."" Contents: Part I of description: ""Printed for Jacob Johnson"" (bookstore owner), ""No. 147 Market St."" by ""T.S. Manning, Printer, No. 143 N. Third St., 1803."" Part II: ""PHILADELPHIA; PUBLISHED BY JACOB JOHNSON. No. 147 Market Street, 1804 J. RAKESTRAW, PRINTER.""
Location of origin
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
birch (wood)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Game
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
GAME
games
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 2 1/2 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.625
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4323

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