Toy School Room

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-250684

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

Descriptive Terms

toys (recreational artifacts)
wood (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
paint by composition or origin
découpage (image making technique)
glass (material)
school buildings by function
childhood
Carved
Wood
Paper
Decoupage
Childhood
Education

Associated Building

Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toy

Dimensions

8 3/4 x 15 5/8 x 13 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.763

Places

Europe