Criss Cross Spelling Slips

Object Number: 
ca. 1885
Wood, cardboard, paper
box: 1 1/4 x 9 x 10 in. ( 3.2 x 22.9 x 25.4 cm )
lithographed: on the box cover: "CRISS CROSS/ SPELLING SLIPS/ SET TWO/ McLOUGHLIN BROTHERS N. Y." printed: on label on underside of box cover: "From SMITH'S/ TEMPLE OF FANCY/ Books, Stationary, Toys,/ Fancy Goods, &c./ FREDERICK, - MARYLAND."
"Criss Cross Spelling Slips" puzzles in a paper covered cardboard box, with cover illustration of two children playing "Criss Cross Spelling Slips"; box cover inscribed, "CRISS CROSS/ SPELLING SLIPS/ SET TWO/ McLOUGHLIN BROTHERS N. Y."; forty-eight strips of cardboard forming six different pictures of animals such as a wolf and a lion, with each letter of a description of the animal printed on each strip; interior of the box cover printed with the vendor's label.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group