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100 neueste Charakter-Bilder = 100 new character-pictures = Nuovas imagenes caracteristicas = Nouvelles images caracteristicas.

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100 new character-pictures

Nuovas imagenes caracteristicas

Nouvelles images caracteristicas

Hundert neueste Charakter-Bilder

One hundred new character-pictures

[Germany?] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1865?]
Physical Description:
1 game (30 pieces) ; in box 15 x 10 x 2 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .H86 1865
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Issued in a paperboard box, the top of which bears the illustrated title label.
BAC: British Art Center copy complete, except for a partial loss of an arm one of the X-shaped pieces. In publisher's original illustrated box.
Game comprised of 6 puzzles, with interchangeable pieces. Each of the 6 puzzles (hand-colored lithographs, on paper board) consists of a scene depicting a man and a woman, facing eachother. Each scene is cut into five pieces: a large X-shaped central piece, and four half-circle cut-aways, containing: (1) the pair of heads; (2) the torso of the man at left; (3) the torso of the woman at right; (4) the pair of legs. Each half-circle piece may be interchanged with corresponding pieces from other scenes, to create new (and sometimes whimsical) combinations.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Germany -- 19th century.
Clothing and dress -- Germany.
Fashion -- Germany.
Germany -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Toys -- Germany -- 19th century.
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1865.

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