N.p. (France): ca.1890. A set of three jigsaw puzzles, each 11 3/16 x 14 12/16 inches. These wood puzzles have machine cut pieces. The puzzles' images are color half-tone reproductions from paintings. The sides of the puzzles are gold textured paper, and the reverse a plain blue paper. Each has a cardboard lift tray, with satin loops. All housed in the original wood and paper case. The case is decorated with patterned paper on the sides and back, and a color half -tone reproduction on the lid. Light edge wear to the case and the puzzles. A very good set. Item #30822
One of the puzzles' images depicts a group of children playing with a view camera with dark cloth. One child is under the cloth, aiming the camera at the subject, the family dog, dressed up in hat, collar and tie. The other images are a winter scene and a Napoleonic court setting.