- [S.l. : s.n., 18--?]
- Physical Description:
- 7 pieces : lead, col. ; 9 x 5 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- In modern cardboard box.
Consists of 7 hollow cast lead figures, hand-painted with enamel.
Hollow lead figures first appeared in England around 1868.
These 7 figures represent characters from stories by Charles Dickens: Captain Cuttle from Dombey and Son; Wackford Squeers from Nicholas Nickleby; and Sam Weller, Tony Weller, Alfred Jingle, and Joe "the Fat Boy" from Pickwick papers.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 18
Selected exhibitions: “The Cottage of Content : or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England" (Yale Center for British Art, November 2 - December 31, 1977).
- Recreations -- Great Britain.