A Peep at the Circus

Title:
A Peep at the Circus
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Container (box): 2 1/4 × 10 1/4 × 12 1/4 in. (5.7 × 26 × 31.1 cm)
Description: 
"A Peep at the Circus" set of two eighteen paper covered cardboard picture puzzles, one of a clown dressed in a red and white stiped and blue and white star suit with a conical hat having tea at a table with an elephant, the other is of a horse trainer and two horses in a paper covered wood and cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with the elphant puzzle image and the inscription, "A PEEP/ At THE/ CIRCUS PICTURE/ PUZZLE/ [DISSECTED]/ COPYRIGHTED 1887 BY McLOUGHLIN BRO'S NEW-YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
2000.246
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "A PEEP/ At THE/ CIRCUS PICTURE/ PUZZLE/ [DISSECTED]/ COPYRIGHTED 1887 BY McLOUGHLIN BRO'S NEW-YORK"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group