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Title(s):

Neues Aufstellfiguren-Spiel. No. 15, Die artigen Kinder zu Hause = Jeu de figures à planter. no. 15, Les enfants sages à la maison = New game of figures to be raised erect in judicious arrangement. no. 15, The well-behaving children at home = Giuoco di figurine da rizzare in piedi. no. 15, I fanciulli garbati in casa loro.

Additional Title(s):

Jeu de figures à planter. no. 15, Les enfants sages à la maison

New game of figures to be raised erect in judicious arrangement. no. 15, The well-behaving children at home

Giuoco di figurine da rizzare in piedi. no. 15, I fanciulli garbati in casa loro

Published/Created:
Nürnberg : Verlags-Eigenthum G.M., [ca. 1865?]
Physical Description:
1 box (23 pieces) : card stock and wood, hand-colored ; in box 22 x 27 x 4 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .N48 1865 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Title and imprint from box.
Family game showing a home nursery. The pieces include: 1) a backdrop with two red curtained windows separated by a large mirror in a decorative frame above a side table; 2) two doors each with a painting above; 3) a large porcelain stove and a large cot; 4) a similar cot with a backdrop of the decorative papered wall and a portrait of the matriarch in a gilt frame; the other pieces include: 5) a table with a blue cloth; 6) a turned wood washstand replete with towel, soap dish, water bottle and basin; 7) a view of a bed with the decorative counterpane; 8) a cupboard chest with a vase of flowers etc.; 9) a red topped stool; a child's basket chair; 10) a red topped foot stool; also 11) a baby's cot together with a removable swaddled baby; 12) a wicker perambulator with a green hood, again with a removable swaddled baby; 13) a small red buttoned upholstered sofa with two removable children, the boy dressed in blue and yellow with glove puppet of Mr Punch, and the girl dressed in red and green with a work basket; 14) a figure of a girl with a yellow dress and purple jacket; 15) another girl in a blue dress dancing; 16) a governess in a purple dress holding a young child dressed to go out; 17) and the mother dressed to match in her outdoor apparel.
The game is described as "Die Papierfiguren dazu sind recht nett; das Spiel selbst amüsan. [The paper figures are quite nice; the game itself amusing]" in volume 3 of the contemporary Leipzig periodical Cornelia. Zeitschrift für häusliche Erzieis of 1865.
Each piece is lithographically printed (and hand-colored) on card stock cut to the shape of the figure. Each has a small piece of wood glued to the back allowing the piece to stand.
The box is constructed of cardboard and card stock. The lid is printed in red and black with decorative floral borders. In the center is a decorative illustration featuring children and the publisher's shield.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- 19th century.
Children's rooms.
Children.
Clothing and dress.
Families.
Nurseries.
Form/Genre:
Character toys.
Paper dolls.
Toys.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1865.
Contributors:
Verlags-Eigenthum G.M., publisher.
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