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Mosaic Amusement

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)
    Germany (sold)
    Great Britain (sold)

  • Date:

    ca.1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    E.1852B-1954

  • Gallery location:

    Museum of Childhood, Creativity Gallery, case 19

Physical description

Part of a mosiac-amusement set that consists of 13 wooden pieces (from a set of 16) each consisting of a square formed by two triangles one of dark-toned the other of light-toned wood joined together, an engraved key sheet of diagrams and an engraved sheet of instructions. All within a wooden box with a sliding lid with an engraved pictorial label in German and English.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)
Germany (sold)
Great Britain (sold)

Date

ca.1825 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Descriptive line

Part of a mosiac-amusement set that consists of 13 wooden pieces (from a set of 16), an engraved key sheet of diagrams and an engraved sheet of instructions. All within a wooden box with a sliding lid with an engraved pictorial label in German and English. Anonymous, German, ca.1825.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum : Department of Prints & Drawings and Department of Paintings : Accessions 1954. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London. 1963.

Subjects depicted

Games

Categories

Children & Childhood; Entertainment & Leisure; Games

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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