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Creator:
F. Ad. Richter & Co., publisher.
Title:
Der Kreuzzerbrecher = The Cross puzzle.
Alternate Title(s):
Cross puzzle
Published/Created:
London : Dr. Richter's Publishing Office. 44 Jewin Street : 1 & 2 Railway Place, Fenchurch St, [1892]
Physical Description:
[8], 48 pages : illustrations ; 72 x 87 mm, in box 93 x 78 x 15 mm and 1 tangram puzzle (7 pieces) : ceramic stone
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1507.T3 K74 1892 Flat
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Non-standard tangram puzzle of seven ceramic stone pieces, with a printed booklet, issued together in an illustrated box. The booklet consists of 149 problem figures for the user to construct from the puzzle pieces.
"The name originally given to this puzzle, Cross Breaker, drew criticism from people who considered it sacrilegious. As a result, the name was later changed to Cross Puzzle, and the elves were pictured mending rather than smashing the cross."--Lilly Library. The Jerry Slocum Mechanical Puzzle Collection.
"Made in Germany."--Box top.
Jerry Slocum mechanical puzzle collection, 003098
Slocum, J. The anchor puzzle book, p. 40
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Puzzles.
Tangrams.
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Chromoithographs -- 1892.
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