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Title(s):

Twenty-four picture-cards which you can combine together 1,686,553,615,927,922,354,187,720 times.

Additional Title(s):

Title on reverse : Vierundzwanzig Bildkarten, Sie können alle 24 kombinieren 1,686,553,615,927,922,354,187,720 mal.

Published/Created:
[Germany?] : [Publisher not identified], [approximately 1920]
Physical Description:
1 game (26 cards) ; cards each 55 x 27 mm, in box 57 x 57 x 11 mm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .T94 1920 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
"Figure out for yourself how many! [mathematical formula] You see with every permutation you get a harmonious landscape, and the puzzle always fits. If everyone on this earth would think of one combination per second it would take them more than 16 million years."--Box
Title from box. English and German titles appear on opposite faces.
The images are photomechanically reproduced from a 19th century illustration; mounted on cardboard.
A myriorama, consisting of 24 cards bearing sections of a landscape view, which can be combined side-by-side in varying sequences to produce a vast number of different scenes. Also includes two printed cards bearing a series of numbers.
Form/Genre:
Myrioramas.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
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