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souvenir jigsaw

  • Object:

    Puzzle

  • Place of origin:

    England (published)

  • Date:

    1953 (published)

  • Museum number:

    MISC.249-1985

  • Gallery location:

    Museum of Childhood, Good Time Gallery, case 8

Physical description

Design: printed card cut into interlocking pieces; red card box
No. of Pieces: over 200

Place of Origin

England (published)

Date

1953 (published)

Object history note

Issued for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth, June 1953
Tower Press, with the trademark of three towers, was established in 1933 and acquired by Waddington in 1966.

Historical context note

No. of Players: any
Equipment required: shows a painted picture of Queen Elizabeth ll and Prince Philip in coronation robes; box also show pictures with SOUVENIR JIGSAW written beneath and decorated with scrolls `Over 200 pieces All Fully Interlocking`
together with a short biography of the Queen

Descriptive line

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II; English, 1953, cardboard

Production Note

a tower press product made in england. The tower press trademark

Categories

Type: jigsaw puzzle
Subject: kings and queens

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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